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Security Notification: Restriction for Kyocera Cloud Print and Scan to Google Drive

1/26/24

Fairfield, NJ – This notice is to inform our customers about a change in how third-party applications access files in Google Drive, which impacts Kyocera Cloud Print and Scan (KCPS).

Please contact your dealer, authorized reseller, or servicing agent for a product update if you have any questions or concerns about the security of your device.

Description

As part of Google's security enhancements, in 2024, third-party applications will change how they access files in Google Drive.

  • Third-party applications must set up the files and folders that users access in Google Drive.
  • If you use an unsupported third-party application, the Unverified app warning screen will appear.

Impact

Kyocera Cloud Print and Scan (KCPS) product is affected by this change in Google Drive policy.

A notification screen may appear when linking KCPS account with your Google Drive account.

Workaround

If the notification screen appears when configuring a user for Google Drive integration with KCPS, perform the following steps:

  1. On the KCPS storage settings screen, click the “Link” button in the “Google Drive” box and enter the Google Account info.
  2. Click “Advanced.”
  3. Click “Go to kyocera.biz (unsafe).”
  • The connection between your KCPS account and your Google account is completed.
Workaround

Solution

Kyocera is in the process of attaining the Google Verified Application status for KCPS. The target date for completion and release is April 2024.

Contact the Hotline for more information.

 

About Kyocera Document Solutions America, Inc.

Kyocera Document Solutions America, Inc. is a group company of Kyocera Document Solutions Inc., a global leading provider of total document solutions based in Osaka, Japan. The company’s portfolio includes reliable and eco-friendly MFPs and printers, as well as business applications and consultative services which enable customers to optimize and manage their document workflow, reaching new heights of efficiency. With professional expertise and a culture of empathetic partnership, the objective of the company is to help organizations put knowledge to work to drive change.

Kyocera Document Solutions Inc. is a group company of Kyocera Corporation (Kyocera), a leading supplier of semiconductor packages, industrial and automotive components, electronic devices, smart energy systems, printers, copiers, and mobile phones. During the year ended March 31, 2023, the Kyocera Group’s consolidated sales revenue totaled 2 trillion yen (approx. US$15.1 billion). Kyocera is ranked #672 on Forbes magazine’s 2023 “Global 2000” list of the world’s largest publicly traded companies, and has been named by The Wall Street Journal among “The World’s 100 Most Sustainably Managed Companies.”

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