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Two-step Google check finally supported on OS X Yosemite 10.10.3


The news continue in the first beta of OS X Yosemite 10.10.3, where we already knew the expected application Photos, of which by the way Mr. Michán already gave us a complete tour, the possible incorporation of the new emojis approved by Unicode and now has been discovered the support for the verification of two steps for Google services within the operation.

Two-step Google check finally supported on OS X Yosemite 10.10.3
Two-step Google check finally supported on OS X Yosemite 10.10.3

When we activate our Google account to have the services enabled on OS X, as of today in 10.10.2 we must put our username and password so that the operation connects to the servers directly without any kind of encryption, which puts our data at risk, in addition to the fact that there are disconnection and synchronization problems at certain times. Well, this will be finished in the next update of Yosemite.

Those who have two-step verification enabled in Google know that when trying to activate the services in OS X it asks for a temporary password to enter, which is sometimes complicated and takes a lot of time, so many have decided not to enable this type of security.

Now in the first beta of OS X 10.10.3 it has been discovered that when entering the configuration of internet accounts and wanting to activate our Google account, we will open the famous login screen, ie the connection will be direct with Google , without intermediaries and securely.

With this, we can now activate the two-step verification and add an additional layer of security, since we will receive the second access code in our mobile, mail, or through the Google Authenticator application. In addition, from our Google profile we can access all authorized devices and revoke access to the Mac where we have activated our account, all remotely, ideal for cases of theft or loss of our computer.

Of course, this new support will affect all the services of the great search engine, such as contacts, mail, calendar and instant messaging through the Messages application.


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