HowTo: Login to geocaching.com

The real benefit of this app is unleashed after a login to geocaching.com.

1.) Press on “Profile” to view your GC-Profile
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2.) The app detects that you are not logged in and asks to do so.
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Press OK to start the Login.

3.) The app connects to the geocaching.com server
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Do not use the Facebook-Login. Sign in with Geocaching.

4.) Type in your username and password.
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Press ‘Sign In’ after you entered your username and password.

5.) The geocaching.com-Server asks if you really want to connect this app to your geocaching-account.
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Press ‘Allow Access’.

6.) Now you should get a success message.
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7.) If you are only a Basic-member of geocaching.com, you will notice some limitations regarding the functionality of this app. This limitations are caused by geocaching.com to suggest you to buy a Premium-membership of geocaching.com šŸ˜‰
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8.) If something goes wrong with your access to geocaching.com, you can explicitly disconnect and connect again from the menu.
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9.) If you get the following error message while login to geocaching.com, you should revoke the permission for maaloo in your profile settings on geocaching.com. Then wait a longer moment (some minutes to 1 hour) and try again.

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10.) Your access to geocaching.com expires after a certain amount of time (currently 90 days). You have to login again after this period.

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3 thoughts on “HowTo: Login to geocaching.com

  1. Thank you for this post; I didn’t know why I was not able to download full cache descriptions although I’m a Premium Member – after reading this I tried to disconnect and connect again to my geocaching.com account, and it worked šŸ™‚ I really love this app, it’s great!

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