[MlMt] iCloud accounts require an app specific password starting June 15th

Robert Brenstein mailmate at learning-insights.eu
Tue May 16 10:15:58 EDT 2017

I have turned the 2F authentication on, found it a nuisance, then turned 
it off. So that part works. However, this does not mean that 
app-specific passwords will continue to work. Someone has to try.


On 16 May 2017, at 15:12, Annamarie wrote:

> That may be true - but I have many clients for whom passwords are 
> already a problem - this is going to make it even worse! Sigh. I guess 
> it's job security for me.?
> Annamarie Pluhar
> 802-451-1941
> 802-579-5975 (iPhone - not good when I'm at my desk.)
> On 16 May 2017, at 8:49, Fredrik Jonsson wrote:
>> David Morrison 2017-05-16 14:34 wrote:
>>> It requires two factor authentication to be turned on to generate 
>>> the app specific password. Can you turn two factor authentication 
>>> off after the password has been generated?
>> Even if you can you really shouldn't. TFA is a huge security 
>> improvement for your iCloud account.
>> Fredrik
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