GTalk / Hangouts
zekeman at gmail.com
Thu Nov 5 16:31:58 EST 2015
I ended up needing to re-enable "less secure apps" no other solution
worked and all the documentation out there seems to talk about Google
Apps, not us lowly regular users.
Adrien Rivard wrote:
> You could try to use a specific app password for pidgin, but I'm not
> sure it will work. You may have to re-enable "less secure apps"
> for app specific password,
> and the note about less secure apps :
> On Tue, Nov 3, 2015 at 6:24 PM, Zeke <zekeman at gmail.com
> <mailto:zekeman at gmail.com>> wrote:
> Recently changed my security settings with google to not authorize
> "less secure apps" (whatever that means). Since then, I haven't
> been able to connect Pidgin to GTalk/Hangouts on Win7.
> * I've upgraded to the latest version
> * I've used the Gtalk option
> * Port 5222 (and 5223)
> ... etc.
> Still can't get it to work. Once, I got a window to pop up asking
> if I wanted to accept the certificate - I said yes, but it still
> didn't authorize me.
> What in tarnation is going on. Any ideas on how to get this damn
> thing to work?
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> Adrien Rivard
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