Google plans to 'reject sign-in from older Android devices', for Android 2.3.7 and earlier versions
Starting September 27, 2021, Google has announced that it will no longer be possible to sign in to Google services from Android devices running Android 2.3.7 or earlier. After the deadline, you can still use Google services from your browser, but you will not be able to sign in from apps such as Gmail, Google Maps, and YouTube.
Sign-in on Android devices running Android 2.3.7 or lower will not be allowed starting September 27, --Android Community
Google to block logins on old Android devices starting September
Google to block sign-ins for Android 2.3 and lower --Liliputing
Zack Pollack, community manager for Android Help, said on July 27, 2021, 'Google has installed versions prior to Android 2.3.7 from September 27 as part of its efforts to protect user safety. We have decided not to allow sign-in from Android devices. If you sign in to your device after this date and try to use services such as Gmail, Google Maps, YouTube, etc., you will get an error regarding entering your user name and password. There is. '
The functions that are affected by other than the above-mentioned Google apps are as follows.
-Add or create a new Google account.
-Log in after returning to the factory default settings.
・ After signing out on all devices due to the password change of Google account, sign in again from the old device.
-Delete the Google account from the device and add it again.
After September 27th, you can use Google services such as Gmail from your browser. Also, according to Liliputing, an IT news site, you will not be able to sign in, so if you sign in in advance, you may be able to continue using the app. Even so, if you sign out for something, you will not be able to use it, so Google says, 'If your device can be updated to Android version 3.0 or later, we recommend updating.'
It was natural to announce that you need an Android 4.0 or later device to do this. However, this announcement that you will not be able to sign in to your Google account goes one step further. ' I evaluated it.
Liliputing decided to block sign-in with Android 2.3.7 and earlier versions.
You can check how to access your account and email service via your browser on the support page below.
Access your Google account on Android 2.3.7 and earlier-Android Help