[dba-Tech] New Google authentication warning

John Colby jwcolby at gmail.com
Sun Jul 31 13:27:05 CDT 2022

Justy an FYI I have seen a "send to my phone" which sends a code silently.
It is there but at a "message number" like 96583 (just a made up number).
I have to go into "recents" to see that I even got it, then go into
messages for that number to get the code.

On Sun, Jul 31, 2022 at 1:51 PM Susan Harkins <ssharkins at gmail.com> wrote:

> Some of you may be seeing the new Google authentication warning - they're
> going to require something new in 14 days - it always says 14 days. Well,
> last night I tried to set it up, hoping to avoid being forced down the line
> when I'm too busy to really fool with it.
> Bomb. Total bomb. I could not get it to work so I backed out for now. What
> a
> mess it was. I'm willing to accept it was my fault somehow, but now-a-days,
> that shouldn't happen- user error shouldn't be a "thing" on something so
> important. The problem seemed to be between Google and my phone - it would
> not send a code. I tried about three times and finally gave up.
> Just fyi.
> Susan H.
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John W. Colby
Colby Consulting

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