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My flow "failed to connect"

  • Same "Failed to Connect" error with my new Note 9 but my old Note 4 and Nexus 5X work fine. Tried all of the above suggestions but no luck. Uninstalled Touch, deleted Flow from PC browser, made sure camera is enabled on phone, tried QR scan and manual code entry. Weird thing is that after deleting my Nexus connected with no problem but no luck with Note 9. PC Browser version is up to date and all phones are running version 2.00.

    Really frustrating because I like Touch and My Flow on my old phones and ditched Chrome for it. But I like my Note 9 better than Opera and will have to return to Chrome if a fix can't be found.

  • On my computer that I wanted to connect, I deleted the flow and was able to connect my phone. Luckily, I didn't have anything in the flow that I wished to save. Hope this helps others.

  • @Mospeada ** My Bookmarks keep disapearing on iphone 7 Opera only 1 version wots going on i want mini or mobile Sucking all the fun out out of it.,.. Can i use flow connect my laptop even if forgot windows password Anybody any idea**

  • disable VPN

  • @ITAKAAAAA You must just connect on your opera account to retry.

  • same with me.

  • Doesn't work with Opera Developer for me.

  • I had this problem after I reinstalled my Opera and erased my user data, I got to connect everything the same way it was before, except Flow. Then I turned off vpn, adblock, nothing worked for me but delete my previous Flow information from my phone and unfortunately I lost many important messages... You have to disconnect both phone and desktop on settings and then delete Flow completely so it'll work I don't know why. When I got my new notebook I had to transfer everything from the old one and I got zero problems with Opera, I've never been so disappointed.

  • @chubners I'm glad to see you got it going again! I've spent hours dicking around with it and still can't get it working.

    I'd like to try your approach but am not sure I understand what you mean by "You have to disconnect both phone and desktop on settings and then delete Flow completely". Would you mind terribly if I bother you for step by step instructions? I'd love to get flow working again.

  • @chubners ufff... this might sound harsh, but I don't see the flow as a storage of important information.

    It totally feels as something which allows you to temporarily transfer stuff from one device to another. Maybe it's just me who feels that way because I'm a web developer. I also remove all messages from the flow regularly to keep it clean.

    I know you where not expecting to loose this information and this sucks. Seeing this service as a save place to store important things was a little naive, though 😕
    Another thing: When you deleted your flow, didn't you see the message which states that everything will be gone?

    @SonicWeaver Step by Step? There is only one way. Also on the mobile phone, it's easy to find at "My Flow" -> Burger Menu on top right -> Settings -> Delete My Flow

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  • @m4ssacre I have spent hours screwing around to get Flow working on my Note 9 and have tried every suggestion on this thread. I understand how to delete the flow from the cpu and phone and have tried that but it still doesn't work it. But does work with 2 other phone with no problems.

    I am asking how chubners what is meant by - "You have to disconnect both phone and desktop on settings and then delete Flow completely".

    How do you disconnect both the phone and computer?

  • Have you allowed the permissions required so that Opera Touch works properly?

  • @duck202 Yes. Other than Flow Opera Touch works fine. It fails at the scan and manual code input.

  • Opera Touch lastest version on iPhone and opera deskop for mac lastest version on lastest macos doesn't work.

  • same here doesn't work
    14/06/2020
    Country : Algeria
    phone : Condor
    OS : Windows 10

  • My Flow wasn’t deleting stuff so I reset it and now trying to add my devices back and none of them are able to connect either with the QR scan of the password ’failed to connect check your network settings’ not sure where to go from here really

  • Is there anybody from Opera developers here who reads and care about us?

  • I have the same problem. Opera for Windows ver: 69.0.3686.40, Opera Touch 2.5.2 for Android. I discovered the problem when trying to connect another desktop. Of course it failed to connect. I disconnected all devices
    (big mistake because I lost everything that was on My Flow), disabled adblockers (but that is so stupid.. it used to work with ad blokers!) and even re-installed Opera for Windows.
    I also cleared cashe of my mobile Opera. It connect to only one dekstop. It fails to connect another.
    The desktop is called "desktop" on the list of connected devices - when My Flow used to work correctly "desktop" had its name which was vivible in This PCs properties.

  • So what worked for me was to go to the phone, and disconnect the computer in question, and on the computergo and "disable flow". Then shut down opera on the PC and reconnect. It worked on the first instance for me.

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

    So what worked for me was to go to the phone, and disconnect the computer in question, and on the computergo and "disable flow". Then shut down opera on the PC and reconnect. It worked on the first instance for me.

    Great but it works only for one Desktop. Have you tried to connect another desktop? Well it fails for me.

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