Hangouts Plus not saving login information for Federated logins

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Brandon Yap

15 Mar, 2016 12:27 AM

Hi, our company uses federated logins with our Google account. Every time I close Hangouts Plus and reopen it, the app will ask me to log in again. I'm presuming the app should remember my credentials and not ask me to login every single time.

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by support on 15 Mar, 2016 02:06 AM

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    Hi,
    Did you check on 'Stay sign in' option when you login ? see attachement. You can try logout and re login with another account.

  2. 2 Posted by Brandon Yap on 15 Mar, 2016 02:54 AM

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    Hangouts doesn't give me this option.
    Here's a screenshot of what i'm seeing.

  3. Support Staff 3 Posted by support on 15 Mar, 2016 03:15 AM

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    Hi,
    Please enter your email address and click 'Next' button, it will show 'Stay Sign in' Checkbox under the button.

  4. 4 Posted by Brandon Yap on 15 Mar, 2016 03:56 AM

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    This is what I see on the next screen, there isn't a Stay Signed in checkbox, probably due to the fact that it's federated.

  5. Support Staff 5 Posted by support on 15 Mar, 2016 04:17 AM

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    Seem the issue relate to your Federate login service, Hangouts Plus app use Google login service, it uses Google single sign on service to save login credentials.

    have you ever tried login your account in Safari for Gmail (example ), when you restarted Macbook, did it remember your account ?

  6. 6 Posted by Brandon Yap on 15 Mar, 2016 04:20 AM

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    After a restart yes Safari remembers my credentials as long as i'm on the corporate network at the time. If I try it from home then it makes me log in again.
    Is there a way to make Hangouts Plus use the same method that Safari uses to remember those credentials?

  7. Support Staff 7 Posted by support on 15 Mar, 2016 05:16 AM

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    It should be same as Safari as we use same google login service, let us check your case. Can you provide your Mac UUID?

  8. 8 Posted by Brandon Yap on 15 Mar, 2016 05:22 AM

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    Sure its 3F46B9AB-D52D-57A5-A921-899323EA4AEE

  9. Support Staff 9 Posted by support on 15 Mar, 2016 05:35 AM

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    pls try this version :
    https://www.dropbox.com/s/gbc5lhrn64ssa5q/Hangouts%20Plus.app.zip?dl=0
    This isn't sandbox version (same as Safari) so i think can fix this issues.

  10. 10 Posted by Brandon Yap on 15 Mar, 2016 05:39 AM

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    Ok I just tried it, but it worked exactly the same as the mac app store version. There was no tickbox to save login information and it made it signin again on application quit.

  11. Support Staff 11 Posted by support on 15 Mar, 2016 08:33 AM

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    ok, we will check this issue and feedback to you. Thanks.

  12. 12 Posted by Brandon Yap on 11 Apr, 2016 12:29 AM

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    Hi just checking if you've had any luck progressing the issue.
    Thanks.

  13. Support Staff 13 Posted by support on 11 Apr, 2016 01:41 PM

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    We are still in development on new version.
    Here is work around , not sure it can work in your case
    https://www.dropbox.com/s/pyvkgtifv8p0an9/Hangouts%20Plus.app.zip?dl=0

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