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Changes For AT&T Email

Last post 10-29-2019, 15:36 by JohnGrace. 2 replies.
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  •  10-26-2019, 16:56

    Changes For AT&T Email

    I have used Pegasus to connect to AT&T Mail for many years.  AT&T has just announced changes:  I have to use an email app with Open Authentication (OAuth), or create a new Secure Mail Key to connect to AT&T.  Before I struggle to create a Secure Mail Key through AT&T,

    Does Pegasus Mail meet the requirements of Open Authentication?

    Thanks JohnGrace

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    • Brian Fluet is not online. Last active: 12-12-2019, 21:46 Brian Fluet
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    Re: Changes For AT&T Email

    Pegasus Mail does not support Open Authentication.  Gmail pushes OAuth but still has a configuration option to "Allow less secure apps".  This lets Pegasus Mail continue to work without the use of an Application Password (what AT&T calls a Secure Mail Key) but Google bugs you about this "security issue".  If AT&T doesn't have a similar option then you may have to go the Secure Mail Key route if they are forcing you to and not just recommending it.
  •  10-29-2019, 15:36

    Re: Changes For AT&T Email

    Thanks.  I went the secure mail key route.  I had to find my old password to get into the myAT&T site.  After mucking around a bit, I found where AT&T issues the secure mail key (a random 16 character password) and copied it to the clipboard.  I then went to the Pegasus settings and replaced my old AT&T password with the new secure mail key.  Works like a charm.  Problem solved.  Thanks again,  John Grace
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