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Incorrect password when uploading data to my remote repository using git

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February 12, 2024

When I try to do a git push -u origin master to my repository to upload local data to remote, it asks me for a password that I cannot validate, the one I registered does not work. How can I solve that? Thank you so much.

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February 13, 2024


Thank you for contacting Bitbucket Cloud Support.

The most common issue customers are experiencing related to authentication is due to the deprecation of GIT username/password in favour of App Passwords on 01/03/2022:

You will need to make use of an App Password for communicating to GIT via HTTPS.
We have documentation for usage of app passwords at the following link:

Essentially, when connecting via HTTPS you will use your App Password alongside your username seperated with a ":" character.

Therefore if you are authenticating to GIT over HTTPS to push/pull you will need to update your remote URL's to include the App Password:

git remote set-url origin

The same applies when performing git clone:

git clone

I would suggest ensuring also that all stored passwords related to authentication over GIT are cleared from your machine (ie Credential Manager for Windows, Access Keychain for Mac or /etc/shadow folder for Linux).

Hope this helps.


- Ben (Bitbucket Cloud Support)

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