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2 factor Authentication and Skylark

Hi, yesterday I setup 2 factor authentication in the Nest app. Now I find that every time I leave the house and right after the Skylark app notifies me that I'm away I receive several messages from Google with a authentication code. Have you checked if this is due to Skylark and the support for the new 2 factor authentication from Nest?

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      • AllardAllard commented  · 

        Excellent! Thanks for The update.

      • Anonymous commented  · 

        Same problem here. I get several messages with 2 factor codes. Annoying.

      • Skylark SupportAdminSkylark Support (Admin, Skylark) commented  · 

        Hi folks, Jason here!

        First, thanks a lot for raising this issue - really love that you guys participate in the community here =)

        We're actively looking into supporting Nest's 2-Factor Authentication option with Skylark. I believe that you shouldn't have to make a choice between convenience and security. While I can't give an exact timeframe as to when we'll be supporting this, I did want to chime in here and confirm that 2FA support is a priority for us, and I appreciate your patience while we work out how best to do this. Thanks again!

      • JayJay commented  · 

        Have the exact same problem. Skylark breaks and does not work when Nest account has 2-factor authentication switched ON. All you get is text messages from Google with the pin when Skylark tries to set the thermostat to away or back to home.

      • Anonymous commented  · 

        Yes, this is exactly same problem I am having. I started receive the autentication codes txted to me. When I checked my Nest app, it hasn't been put into eco/away mode like it normally does. I disabled 2-factor for now.

      • AllardAllard commented  · 

        It appears that Skylark is unable to change Nest from home to away even though Skylark says that I left home. Skylark will try several times to change the status resulting in several messages from Google with a authentication code.

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