Google is nuking simple username/password sign ins?

Linux for blind general discussion blinux-list at
Fri Mar 4 17:24:00 UTC 2022

Good luck on the transfer and I'll be interest in your progress along that
path since I may be taking that path myself.  I do need a functional
screen reader on the phone though since I'll likely be installing whatever
goes on the phone and maintaining it myself.
What app store or app stores are you getting compatible apps from?

On Fri, 4 Mar 2022, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:

> Well, it's time to stop gmail working on the phone and to also disable it.
> These days I mod my phone to disable Google as completely as possible. I no
> longer use Gmail on the phone, and I no longer even use Google Play Services.
> I recently broke a phone that was compatible with LineageOS for MicroG, and
> intentionally purchased the same make and model so that I wouldn't even have
> to start with a Google account on the new phone. It's time to say good-bye to
> big tech, and this is my start in that direction. I do keep Gmail in
> Thunderbird for now, because it works there still, and some stuff still comes
> to that email, but I'm transitioning to self-hosted open source stuff as
> completely as possible, which it seems can be faster and more complete than I
> initially thought.
> ~Kyle
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