Your Bosch Alarm & Google Account Changes

To help keep your account secure, starting May 30, 2022, ​​Google will no longer support the use of third-party apps or devices which ask you to sign in to your Google Account using only your username and password.

What does this mean for your Bosch Alarm?

This will mean anyone who uses Google accounts with the Bosch alarm will need to adjust their Google accounts.

The Solution

Setup dual authentication with “app passwords”.

We’ve included the steps below.

1. Go into “Manage your Google account”.

2. Enable two-factor authentication. This will disable less secure apps.

3. Type or search for app passwords. You can then setup a specific app that you would like to use with the Google account.

4. Google will create a password for you and ask that you use their password, so you use put that in RPS.

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