Use two-factor authentication for security on your Mac, iOS devices, and iPadOS devices. Two-factor authentication is an extra layer of security for your Apple ID designed to ensure that you’re the only one who can access your account—even if someone knows your password. See the Apple Support article Two-factor authentication for Apple ID. To create an App Password, follow the instructions below: Visit your App passwords page and sign in. Click Select app and choose “Mail”. Click Select device and choose the device you’re having issues with. Follow the instructions to enter the App password (this is the code in the yellow bar) on your device. The authorization response URL is returned to the app via the platform-specific application delegate method, so you need to pipe this through to the current authorization session (created in the previous session). MacOS Custom URI Scheme Redirect Example. To enable all users to support Google login without 2-factor auth, select Enforce access to less secure apps. If you allow users to enable this feature, you can provide them the following instructions to login with their Google username and password. Login to google.com and sign in to your Google Apps account. For all my gmail accounts I get prompt 'Google requires authentication in Safari'. When I do this I get answer 'Authentication failed. Try again later.' In the meantime this gmail accounts are offline. This only happens on my Mac Book Pro and it started Saturday August 25.
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Defeat cyber criminals & avoid account takeovers with stronger security, for free! Watch the video below to learn more about why you should enable 2FA for your accounts.
Relying on just usernames and passwords to secure your online accounts is no longer considered safe. Data breaches occur daily and hackers are always inventing new ways to take over your accounts. Protect yourself by enabling two-factor authentication (2FA). This blocks anyone using your stolen data by verifying your identity through your device. Enable 2FA now to protect your accounts online. Learn more about 2FA
First tweet from my new iPhone X! After finally getting it activated, moved 20ish accounts from Google Auth to @Authy - best decision today!
I've moved to @Authy for syncing my 2FA tokens between devices, using a backup file encryption password.— 🦄 (@SwiftOnSecurity) August 2, 2016
I love @Authy— Troy Hunt (@troyhunt) July 26, 2016