2-step verification not working on Mac Mail

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by dba415, Sep 11, 2011.

  1. dba415 macrumors 6502

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    Hey I activated 2 step verification on gmail but for some reason the password doesn't remember in my keychain even though I have it checked. This means that I have to generate a password again which is a pain.

    What's the deal?
     
  2. miles01110 macrumors Core

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    Does it happen in the web interface as well? If not, the most likely cause is that Mail doesn't support 2-factor authentication. IIRC most third-party clients don't play well with GMail's 3-factor authentication.
     

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