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Buy Me A Coffee connection generates authentication error

  • 6 December 2020
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Userlevel 1

Hello,

When trying to add a connection to Buy Me A Coffee I get authentication error: bad response.

I believe this is only fixable between Zapier and Buy Me A Coffee services.

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Best answer by nidaren 7 December 2020, 00:55

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Hey there! I just tested the connection and it works for me! My first thought here is if you are using oAuth to sign in it won’t accept your email/password combination in Zapier because you won’t have one. 

Please can you try going here: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/my-account/edit-profile

Set a password and save changes - Then try logging into Zapier with your email/password combination

 

Userlevel 1

Thanks for the answer. I am using the gmail login, indeed. Sadly the change password form requires an old password that I simply don’t have as I am logging via gmail button.

 

 

Userlevel 7
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Ah shoot! Would it be possible to ask Buymeacoffee to reset your password? I think that might be the only way, sadly!

Userlevel 1

Hey Andy,

I have managed to solve this issue. Apparently, I did set a password there despite logging via gmail.

When I used it, everything worked.

Thanks!