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GMail Oauth2 webpage repeatedly requests for "email or phone-number"; never moves to password

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I'm running Thunderbird 68.9-0, thunderbird-flatpak - 1.0 from flathub.org on Debian 10.

I'm attempting to create an account for an existing GMail account.

  1. I use the "Set up an account" Wizard and enter my account details.
  2. The Wizard correctly identifies it as a GMail account, with all of the correct options, including OAuth2.
  3. When I click "Done" it sends me to the Google OAuth2 login page with my GMail email address correctly filled in the "Email or phone" entry box.
  4. When I click "Next", it sends me to the Google log in page, this time without my email address pre-filled.
  5. When I fill in my email address and click "Next" it sends me to the previous page and the cycle repeats.

Any idea of what's happening?

Thanks, Diab

I'm running Thunderbird 68.9-0, thunderbird-flatpak - 1.0 from flathub.org on Debian 10. I'm attempting to create an account for an existing GMail account. # I use the "Set up an account" Wizard and enter my account details. # The Wizard correctly identifies it as a GMail account, with all of the correct options, including OAuth2. # When I click "Done" it sends me to the Google OAuth2 login page with my GMail email address correctly filled in the "Email or phone" entry box. # When I click "Next", it sends me to the Google log in page, this time without my email address pre-filled. # When I fill in my email address and click "Next" it sends me to the previous page and the cycle repeats. Any idea of what's happening? Thanks, Diab

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This sometimes happens if cookies are not allowed in TB Edit/Preferences/Privacy.

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1290394

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This sometimes happens if cookies are not allowed in TB Edit/Preferences/Privacy.

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1290394

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That was exactly the problem. Thanks!

Diab

(And that particular support problem you linked to looks really familiar, so I guess I'm not reading things as well as I might)