CognitoIdentityProvider / Client / admin_get_device



Gets the device, as an administrator.


Amazon Cognito evaluates Identity and Access Management (IAM) policies in requests for this API operation. For this operation, you must use IAM credentials to authorize requests, and you must grant yourself the corresponding IAM permission in a policy.

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See also: AWS API Documentation

Request Syntax

response = client.admin_get_device(
  • DeviceKey (string) –


    The device key.

  • UserPoolId (string) –


    The user pool ID.

  • Username (string) –


    The username of the user that you want to query or modify. The value of this parameter is typically your user’s username, but it can be any of their alias attributes. If username isn’t an alias attribute in your user pool, you can also use their sub in this request.

Return type:



Response Syntax

    'Device': {
        'DeviceKey': 'string',
        'DeviceAttributes': [
                'Name': 'string',
                'Value': 'string'
        'DeviceCreateDate': datetime(2015, 1, 1),
        'DeviceLastModifiedDate': datetime(2015, 1, 1),
        'DeviceLastAuthenticatedDate': datetime(2015, 1, 1)

Response Structure

  • (dict) –

    Gets the device response, as an administrator.

    • Device (dict) –

      The device.

      • DeviceKey (string) –

        The device key.

      • DeviceAttributes (list) –

        The device attributes.

        • (dict) –

          Specifies whether the attribute is standard or custom.

          • Name (string) –

            The name of the attribute.

          • Value (string) –

            The value of the attribute.

      • DeviceCreateDate (datetime) –

        The creation date of the device.

      • DeviceLastModifiedDate (datetime) –

        The date and time, in ISO 8601 format, when the item was modified.

      • DeviceLastAuthenticatedDate (datetime) –

        The date when the device was last authenticated.


  • CognitoIdentityProvider.Client.exceptions.ResourceNotFoundException

  • CognitoIdentityProvider.Client.exceptions.InvalidParameterException

  • CognitoIdentityProvider.Client.exceptions.InvalidUserPoolConfigurationException

  • CognitoIdentityProvider.Client.exceptions.TooManyRequestsException

  • CognitoIdentityProvider.Client.exceptions.InternalErrorException

  • CognitoIdentityProvider.Client.exceptions.NotAuthorizedException