[sylpheed:36945] Re: gmail auth problem

Keith bainbridge keithrbau at gmail.com
Wed Aug 5 08:39:54 JST 2020

On 5/8/20 3:23 am, Anton Shepelev wrote:
> Javier:
>> In the other hand, Yahoo was allowing per
>> application/program passwords, so they weren't fully
>> disabling mail clients access with special authentication
>> protocols (OAuths, tokens, or whatever).
> So do Google.  Do you know how their "App passwords" work?
>    https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/185833
> and whether they can be used with Sylpheed?

A quick look at the page linked to suggests you end up with  a 16 letter 
password. They generally work with sylpheed, but I have had issues on a 
couple of accounts.  I think this password changes when you change your 
normal password.


Keith Bainbridge

keithrbau at gmail.com

0447 667468

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