Why am I getting “Not approved by Advanced Protection”

When trying to log in to Filerev with your Google Drive account you might receive an error message such as:

Access blocked: Filerev is not approved by Advanced Protection

This means your Google account uses the Advanced Protected Program, which blocks nearly all third-party access to your Google account, including Filerev. To allow Filerev to access your account, you must add it to an allow list. This can be accomplished with the following steps (using an administrator account) and also documented by Google.

  1. Click the following link to go to Security > Access and data control > API Controls > Manage Third-party app access in your admin account.
  2. Click the Add App link at the top of the table/list and select OAuth App Name Or Client ID.
  3. In the Search Box, type Clean Drive and select the Search button.
  4. Click on the Select button that is displayed when you mouse over the CleanDrive app name.
  5. Select all checkboxes for the OAuth Client ID's that are listed and then click the blue select button at the bottom right of the screen.
  6. Select the Trusted: Can access all Google services option and then click the Configure button.

With those steps complete, you will be able to log in to Filerev by from a desktop computer. 

If you would like to install the Filerev Android app, you will need to repeat the steps above except on step 2, select Android in the drop down.