1.    04 Sep 2017 #1
    Join Date : Jan 2016
    Posts : 110
    WINDOWS 10 PRO

    Two step verification


    When I try to sign into a google account on my desktop, I get a popup message (not a text message) on my phone asking me to confirm the the sign in attempt, "Yes" or "No".

    But it never works. I wait and wait for it to be recognized, and I am finally forced to "choose another method of confirmation"; Google authenticator, text message, etc., which work as expected.

    I hope someone familiar with this has an answer.

    thanks
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  2.    04 Sep 2017 #2
    Join Date : Sep 2015
    Colorado
    Posts : 163
    Windows 10 pro 64 bit/vs.1709/16299.19

    My google login uses phone verification. I have a VOIP phone and when I login to google, I immediately get a robocall and am given a numeric code to enter into the login. If I don't enter the code quick enough, the login asks if I want another call. If I enter the code , the login is immediate. So, it is very fast and easy. I would check your settings in Google and in your phone. When I set mine up I chose phone call as I don't have texting service or messaging. My emails are sometimes slow in showing up (thanks Comcast}
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  3.    30 Sep 2017 #3
    Join Date : Jan 2016
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    WINDOWS 10 PRO
    Thread Starter

    Maybe a visual will help

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    When you see this, what is supposed to happen?
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  4.    12 Oct 2017 #4
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 15
    windows 10

    no way to use Duo (Security) authentication with google?
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  5.    4 Weeks Ago #5
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    Thread Starter

    Quote Originally Posted by Win10Pea View Post
    no way to use Duo (Security) authentication with google?
    Sorry but I don't understand the question.
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  6.    4 Weeks Ago #6
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 15
    windows 10

    Duo is a security app for 2 factor authentication
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  7.    4 Weeks Ago #7
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    Thread Starter

    Quote Originally Posted by Win10Pea View Post
    Duo is a security app for 2 factor authentication
    The 2 step verification works, it's just that I don't understand why it behaves the way I described. Why doesn't it immediately confirm after I select "yes", instead of asking me to try another way to sign in?
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