Google will start blocking logins on older Android devices in September

Google will start blocking logins on older Android devices in September

Critical F5 BIG-IP vulnerability exploited to wipe devices. Once Google drops support for logging into accounts devices running Android versions released before December 2010, you will start receiving username or password errors and will no longer be able to: Users are advised to update their devices to newer Android versions (3.0 or later) as soon as possible so that they won’t lose access to Google’s apps and services. Those who cannot update to newer Android versions can try logging into their Google accounts using a web browser which will provide them with an alternative way to use Google services on unsupported Android devices.

Google has notified Android users that they will no longer be able to log in to their Google accounts on smartphones running Android 2.3.7 (Gingerbread) and below starting in late September. “As part of our continuous efforts to keep our customers secure,” Android Help Community Manager Zak Pollack noted, “Google will no longer enable sign-in for Android devices running Android 2.3.7 or below beginning September 27, 2021.” “If you sign into your device after September 27, you may have username or password issues while using Google goods and services such as Gmail, YouTube, and Maps.”

Near the bottom, tap System and then Advanced and then System update. You’ll see your update status. Follow any steps on the screen. As detailed by Google’s VP of product management Sameer Samat at this year’s Google I/O annual developer conference, the Android OS now powers more than 3 billion devices worldwide. Sergiu Gatlan is a reporter who covered cybersecurity, technology, Apple, Google, and a few other topics at Softpedia for more than a decade. Email or Twitter DMs for tips.

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