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Fix FFXIV Security Token Login IssuesFollow

#1 Sep 24 2010 at 1:17 PM Rating: Excellent
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This is the way I fixed My security Login problem after registering my token for FFXIV:CE.
After Registering my token the registration server went down for maintenance for about an 1-hr, and I was unable to login when it returned to normal. After multiple tries and password reset attempts I called SE and was told they cannot remove token. So I copied down one of the one time use passwords and tried to use it until i could login hoping that maybe the server side app. and my token had become de-synced due to the maintenance. Low and behold after 52-mins of waiting the token password was accepted and I was able to login and un-link it from account. I am writing this to anyone who may have the same problem I face and that maybe they will have an answer in this post.

1.) Write down 1 code from token.
2.) try same code until login.
3.) since code change ever 30-sec it is a shot in the dark as to how long the desync is out.
4.) can take multiple days to get timing right. (2-1/2 for me.)

Hope this post will help someone at some time in the future, since release has not started yet and population is still low.
#2 Feb 04 2012 at 11:40 AM Rating: Decent
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ok i am almost positive i aint got no token, reset password 4 times now tried caps no caps tried caps for 1st letter only(actual password in no caps but figured wouldn't hurt to try), i do not have a one time password, yes square enix is linked to playonline, wats wrong with it, btw i can log into my account but if i go to the main square enix page and click login in it says log in page under maintenance, is tht it or wat cuz im gettin pretty ****** plz help me out
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#3 Feb 04 2012 at 1:35 PM Rating: Decent
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Thx thats good th know! I it stupid that SE couldn't just remove your security token..
#4 Feb 04 2012 at 5:48 PM Rating: Good
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Ooooold post but new people should know once SE removes your token one time from FF11 or 14 it becomes 5 bucks of garbage remember dat.Smiley: smile
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#5 Feb 04 2012 at 6:03 PM Rating: Good
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I got mine removed because I lost it. All it took was a phone call and filing a service request on the website.
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