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Can't connect because of 'unable to get secret' error


I didn't realize that the button 'accept answer' marks the question as Solved here, so here we go again.

I can't use Sourcetree to connect to Bitbucket for a month now, even though I used it for two years without a problem.

When I click 'Refresh OAuth Token' I get a 'Confirm Access' page on my browser, then an 'Authentication successful' page. Then, I get the following error in Sourcetree

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I have tried the following:

  • Deleting all Sourcetree passwords from Windows Credential Manager
  • Revoking OAuth authentication from my BitBucket account
  • Reinstall Sourcetree
  • Different browser
  • Connecting with Basic authentication using a different account I have. Even though the password was correct, I still couldn't connect.
  • Closed live protection from my antivirus (Malwarebytes Antimalware)

Any help provided would be greatly appreciated!


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