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Archive for January 18th, 2014

Google 2 factor authorization: “The code you entered didn’t verify. Learn more Tip: codes are time-dependent…”

Posted by jpluimers on 2014/01/18

Not sure what went wrong, but I could not use 2 factor authentication, but somehow the codes generated by the Google Authenticator didn’t work at all. When entering the codes, I got this message:

“The code you entered didn’t verify. Learn more Tip: codes are time-dependent. Make sure your phone is set to the correct local time.”

Of course both devices were having the same time, were in the same time zone, etc.

The “codes are time-dependent” – Google Search got me on the right track.

The fix was the second steps from this article (I updated the steps as some of the UI changed): Read the rest of this entry »

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