Over the years, using a very old version of the operating system can lead to security problems for the user. Which is to make sure that Google has taken the latest step.
Google will ban logins on Android 2.3.7 (or earlier) from September 27
Mountain View technology started sending emails to users. This warns them that from the end of September it will no longer be possible to log into their Google accounts on devices running Android 2.3.7 (Gingerbread) or earlier.
“As part of our ongoing effort to keep our users safe, Google will no longer allow logins on Android 2.3.7 or lower devices as of September 27, 2021. If you sign in to your device after September 27, you will be able to get username errors or password when trying to use Google products and services like Gmail, YouTube, and Maps,” Zach Pollack wrote in official speech for google.
It is important to note that “if your device can be upgraded to a newer version of Android (3.0+)”, it is recommended that you do so “to preserve access to Google apps and services on this device”.
However, if your device cannot be upgraded to a newer version, there is a way around the situation. You can try to log into your Google account from the browser of the respective device, and access some services.
Either way, it’s good to remember that using such an old version of Android can lead to security issues. This version of Android was released on December 6, 2010. The latest stable version of the operating system is Android 11, which was released in 2020.
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