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My flow "failed to connect"

  • Can't connect it with the Opera 54.0.2952.71 & Windows 10 Pro and Lenovo K5 running Pixel Experience Android 8.0 with Opera Flow version 1.9.2, giving me errors with QR code and entering the code manually when being in the same network and different networks (tried both). Country is Poland.

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    What's strange is that when I turn the camera to the QR code on the screen it's instantly showing failed connection like it's not even trying to scan it.

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    Please help, I'm getting really confused and don't know what can be the problem, I've tried couple of solutions here but with no results 😕

  • Still nothing after Opera for PC updated to 55.0.2994.37

  • @shreyasramesh Maybe it's because you are using a rooted phone and/or custom rom.

  • How do I enter the code manually? When does that option show up? I can scan the QR code but it fails, so I need to enter manual code.

    LG Dynasty Tribute ; Opera Touch is ver 47.3.2249.130976

    Again, I need to enter the code manually. I can easily obtain the manual code from desktop; the difficulty (impossibility) is that I can't find the option / area / input in Opera Touch where I type it.

    I have tried the QR route. I scanned it in my phone, but this option fails. What happens after scanning is that the Opera Touch tries to search "neonid://XXXXX...". Instead of executing the code to connect the phone, what happens is it gets shunted to the search engine. Of course, it can't find "neonid://XZXXXX..." so it fails.

    How do I access the area to enter the manual code?

  • Flow connection not working for me too.

  • the same with me not possible to use my flow huawei p10 android 8 and windows 10 built 1803. need maybe upgrade.

  • I was having the same issue, be sure you have allowed opera touch to access your camera in the app rights on your phone, did the trick for me! 🙂

  • Same problem. Windows 10, Opera latest version 57.0.3098.91 for 64-bit. Opera Touch latest version, camera enabled on Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro running Android 8.1.0. Cannot connect using scan or manual entry. 'Failed to connect.' Spain

  • Same problem. Windows 10, Opera latest version 57.0.3098.91 for 64-bit. Opera Touch latest version, camera enabled . Slovenia

  • Same issue. HTC 10. Android 8.0.0. Windows 10 1803. Opera Touch 1.12.3. Opera Desktop 57.0.3098.91. United States.

  • Same problem. Windows 7 64bit + Opera 57.0.3098.91, Nokia 5 + Android 8.1.0 + Opera Touch 1.12.3 (latest versions at the time of posting). Belgrade, Serbia, connecting through Orion Telekom (https://oriontelekom.rs).

    Initially when I open the "My Flow" tab it flickers, constantly refreshing its content. When I manage to "catch" the "Connect" button and get the QR code then scan that code using Opera Touch on my phone, I get the "failed to connect" error message. Entering the code manually didn't help either.

  • Hey everyone,
    had the exact same problem everyone described. So i decided to try one last time, and now it worked.
    What I did was on my PC in Options for Flow to just disconnect my PC from Flow. Afterwards I started Flow up again and tried to connect my phone and then it suddenly worked. Don't know why but I hope you guys might fix it the same way and Opera can fix it to begin with.
    Cheers

  • @rassnul Oddly enough, now it worked for me as well. After pressing "Disconnect" the "My Flow" tab started flashing again, but stopped after it reloaded itself 3-4 times. Not sure if scrolling the "My Flow" tab to the bottom with the mouse wheel had anything to do with it. Then I generated the QR code and scanned it with no error.

  • Hello there,
    I have the same problem. I can't fix what I did.
    Windows 7
    PC Opera Version: 05.01.2019 This is the latest version.
    Phone: 1.13.1
    Please help.

  • @rassnul said in My flow "failed to connect":

    Hey everyone,
    had the exact same problem everyone described. So i decided to try one last time, and now it worked.
    What I did was on my PC in Options for Flow to just disconnect my PC from Flow. Afterwards I started Flow up again and tried to connect my phone and then it suddenly worked. Don't know why but I hope you guys might fix it the same way and Opera can fix it to begin with.
    Cheers

    @strahinja-radic said in My flow "failed to connect":

    @rassnul Oddly enough, now it worked for me as well. After pressing "Disconnect" the "My Flow" tab started flashing again, but stopped after it reloaded itself 3-4 times. Not sure if scrolling the "My Flow" tab to the bottom with the mouse wheel had anything to do with it. Then I generated the QR code and scanned it with no error.

    I'm still having this issue, eight months (!) later. Where are you both pressing "Disconnect"? There is neither a disconnect button in the desktop app nor in the android app. I can only deactivate "The Flow" feature but this does not fix the problem.

  • @m4ssacre It's in the My Flow sidebar. Press the cog icon and you should get a list of connected devices, along with the Disconnect button.

  • Opera for Windows 57.0.3098.116
    Opera for Mac 58.0.3135.53
    Opera Touch for iOS 1.4.0
    Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

    Running the latest version of Opera for Windows, Mac OS, and iOS (one iPhone and one iPad, and none of them can connect without doing an emergency reset, which means I have to reconnect all of my devices. The connection always works the first time, but never the second time, on either the Mac or the Win machine. This feature is seriously borked, and I was hoping to replace Apple's iCloud service since I don't like using Safari and I can't run Safari on Windows. Looking at the posts on here, there doesn't seem to be any fix available so I'm just adding my voice to the rest.