1. phickspc's Avatar
    Hi, I've successfully restored a backup from my old Classic to my new Classic.
    However, when logging into my bb associated gmail 2FA account on desktop (or browser on any device), it requests a security code from my Classic. So I navigate to the Google Settings app (downloaded from Cobalt's website) on my handset and generate a security code.
    Strangely, gmail rejects the security code generated from my new handset but accepts a code generated from my old classic (even though my old handset has no sim or internet connection).

    How do I get my bb associated gmail account to accept security codes from my new handset?
    08-15-19 06:01 PM
  2. Bla1ze's Avatar
    How do I get my bb associated gmail account to accept security codes from my new handset?
    Revoking the old one on your Google account should work. If it's not assoc. it'll apply to a device that is assoc. theoretically. - https://myaccount.google.com/device-...dium=web&hl=en
    08-15-19 06:13 PM
  3. bb10adopter111's Avatar
    The whole idea of a second factor is that it's ties to a specific device. The factors are supposed to be,
    1) something you know (a password)
    2) something you have (a hardware key, device, etc.)

    So you have to revoke the old second factor and create the new one.

    Posted with my trusty Z10
    08-15-19 06:41 PM
  4. mh1983's Avatar
    And you could use this native app instead: http://appworld.blackberry.com/webst...ntent/29401059

    Posted via CB10
    08-15-19 07:01 PM
  5. phickspc's Avatar
    I remember installing the google apps only to allow me to use google play and google maps (which I still use). I also remember setting up my gmail 2FA to phone or text me as the second factor. But I didn't intentionally set up the google app as 2fa security code generator. Logged into my gmail security page, but no Authenticator Apps are setup.
    08-16-19 08:07 AM
  6. phickspc's Avatar
    Any ideas how to disable it even though it doesn't show up as enabled?
    08-16-19 02:31 PM
  7. phickspc's Avatar
    Okay, I managed to add the native authenticator app (
    And you could use this native app instead: http://appworld.blackberry.com/webst...ntent/29401059

    Posted via CB10
    ). To remove the old association, I clicked "Revoke All Devices" on google's security page. But because I have no idea how I added it in the first place, how do I add it to the new phone (I'd like to know just to have more choices in case the native authenticator app stops working in future)?
    08-18-19 09:29 AM
  8. mh1983's Avatar
    Okay, I managed to add the native authenticator app (
    ). To remove the old association, I clicked "Revoke All Devices" on google's security page. But because I have no idea how I added it in the first place, how do I add it to the new phone (I'd like to know just to have more choices in case the native authenticator app stops working in future)?
    You open the app and you can scan a QR code from your Google account. https://myaccount.google.com/signino...enroll-welcome
    08-18-19 07:49 PM
  9. phickspc's Avatar
    You open the app and you can scan a QR code from your Google account. https://myaccount.google.com/signino...enroll-welcome
    Where do I go in Google Settings, step by step?
    08-19-19 07:39 AM

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