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How to fix two-factor authentication problems with apps that don’t use iCloud

I’ve heard some confusion and frustation from people who use calendar, contact, and email software that isn’t set up through iCloud, and they turned on Apple’s two-factor authentication (2FA). There’s an easy solution, but it requires a little planning and fuss to put it in place. The more modern 2FA system Apple explicitly labels “two-factor authentication” replaces its previous “two-step verification,” which was a stop-gap put in place two years ago.
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