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Why I've stopped using Google apps on my iPhone 6 Plus
New phone. New rules.

Why I've stopped using Google apps on my iPhone 6 Plus

Rene Ritchie 239

While compiling the list of apps on my iPhone 6 Plus I realized something — I'd listed not a single one from Google. It was something of a shock. Previously I'd had Gmail and Google Maps, Google+ and Hangouts, YouTube and Google Search. I'd even been using apps they'd acquired, like Snapseed. After setting up my iPhone 6 Plus as new, however, and downloading apps only as I needed them,...

How to link a Gmail account using an app-specific password
Keeping your accounts safe

How to link a Gmail account using an app-specific password

Allyson Kazmucha 5

If you have a Gmail or Google apps account that has two-step verification enabled, the process of linking your account to your iPhone or iPad is slightly different, as you may have found out if you attempted to sign in and got an incorrect password error. This is because you'll need to generate an app-specific password for your iPhone or iPad in order to securely link them to your Gmail...