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Galaxy Tab S - Gmail setup problem


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computerwiz12890

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Hey all!

 

Just got me a shiny new Galaxy Tab S...and I'm having problems setting up my gmail to check.  Here's the situation:

 

Using the email app (native Samsung app, not the gmail one), I am trying to add all my email accounts so it shows up in a unified list on the flipboard.  I am getting "authentication failed" on this account (we'll call it "X").  But on another account (we'll call it "Y", and it has the SAME EXACT PASSWORD), I was able to successfully add it.

 

The difference between the 2 accounts?  The one having trouble has 2-factor authentication.

 

Is there something I'm missing?  Or do I need to temporarily disable the 2-factor authentication and then add the account?

 

BTW - The problem account was successfully added to the gmail app...but I need to add it to the native app, so I can see my unified list on the flipboard.  Unless someone has a widget suggestion....


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You could try adding your new device to your list of "trusted devices" in that email account settings and see if the authentification succeed after? What kind of account is it? Gmail, Outlook/Hotmail, Yahoo?
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Gmail.

 

Got what I needed under "Account Permissions".  I just created an App password for it.

 

Thanks!!


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No problem computerwiz :)
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No problem zoky, glad to see that my solution helped someone :)
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at you need full restart your phone...


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