Unable to connect gchat to Pidget at work
daniel.stokes at gmail.com
Tue May 8 16:18:34 EDT 2012
OMG Thank you! it was totally the 2-step verification that was holding me
back, I forgot that I had turned that on.
Thanks so much for the help!
On Tue, May 8, 2012 at 12:56 PM, Ethan Blanton <elb at pidgin.im> wrote:
> Daniel Stokes spake unto us the following wisdom:
> > Advanced:
> > - Connection Security: Use old-style SSL
> > - Connect Port: 443 (tried 5222 as well)
> > - Connect Server: talk.google.com
> > - File Transfers Proxy: (Left as is) proxy.eu.jabber.org
> You should be using 5222 with TLS, I believe. However, I doubt this
> is your problem, you'd get an SSL error if so.
> > No matter which combination I try, I am unable to connect and I get a
> > stating:
> > "daniel.stokes at gmail.com/Home disconnected - Not Authorized"
> With gmail, this absolutely means that either your username or
> password is entered wrong. Do you have 2-factor authentication turned
> on? If so, you will need to follow the Google instructions for adding
> an "application specific password" for Pidgin. If not, try deleting
> the Pidgin account and recreating it, carefully typing both the user
> name and password.
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