How to setup Postman

A guide for setting up Postman to test APIs

Install Postman on Windows

Postman is available for Windows 7 and later.

  1. Download the latest Postman version.

  2. Select and run the .exe file to install Postman.

Install Postman on Mac

Postman is available for macOS 10.13 (High Sierra) and later.

  1. Download the latest Postman version.

    Make sure to download the Mac Apple Chip version if you have a Mac with an Apple silicon processor.

  2. If your browser downloads the file as a ZIP file, find the file in the Downloads folder and unzip it.

  3. In the Downloads folder, double-click the Postman file to install it.

  4. When prompted, move the file to your Applications folder. This will ensure that future updates can be installed.

Install Postman on Linux

install Postman on Linux from the Snap store page or by using the command snap install postman. If installing from the command line, first ensure that you’re set up for snaps.

Alternatively, you can download the latest version of Postman and unpack the file using the command tar zxf linux_64.

Postman on the web

Access the Postman API Platform through your web browser. Create a free account, and you're in.

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