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Sync passphrase isn't working after reset

  • Hi, I have forgotten my sync passphrase (who needs additional password anyway?!) and when I logged on to Opera account, I can't now turn on the sync, since the passphrase is always wrong... What is happening? I deleted all stored data and still Opera asks me for some passphrase to start syncing. Should I set up a new account with new email address to start using Opera Sync?

  • Were you using a passphrase before?

  • @leocg I am not sure... Probably yes, and now I can't just not enter anything, since Opera is not syncing - when I go to "reset sync" it shows "You have no sync data stored.". And I am using it, so I already have history, open tabs etc.

  • If you were using a passphrase and forgot it, you need to reset your synced data and create a new one or disable its use.

  • @leocg That's what I know... I wrote in my first question, that it doesn't accept any new passphrase after resetting/deleting the data. New piece of information is, that in Opera for Windows no passphrase is needed, while in Opera for Mac, on the same account, it is needed... some kind of madness, so maybe I will delete my account and setup it again, it seems like the solution...

  • Both Opera for Windows and Opera for Mac have the same settings regarding sync? After the synced data reset, did you change the passphrase or disabled it in settings?

    Did you change or Mac password recently?