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I have enabled two stage verification in my Google account.

This has prevented me from logging into gtalk via empathy.

Any solutions?

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up vote 7 down vote accepted


1) go to

2) click "Authorizing applications & sites" (

3) use the "Generate new application-specific password" feature

4) add that new password to Empathy

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Thanks for the help. – timonti Jun 11 '11 at 11:33

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