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Thomas UnderwoodBy Thomas Underwood 🕦 Updated on June 21, 2022 at 11:30 am

An App Password gives a non-Google app permission to access Google's SMTP server. App Passwords can only be used with accounts that have 2-Step Verification turned on.

Manage Google settings

To use Google's SMTP server for sending email with Automation Workshop or Command Line Email, follow the very simple set-up process…

Sign in using App Passwords
Gmail help · Sign in using App Passwords

Open Google Account Security settings. Select App passwords options.

App passwords
Google Account · Security · App passwords

Now, we are ready to set-up App password…

Create App password

Click on Select App field, and choose Other (custom name) option.

Select the app and device you want to generate the app password for
App passwords · Select app · Other (custom name)

Enter an easily recognizable name, and click Generate button.

Generate App password
App passwords · Generate

Notice the generated App password. From now on, always use this 16-character password (without spaces) and your full Gmail address.

Generated app password
Generated app password

To further manage (revoke, add more, etc.) your App passwords, use the same App passwords Google Account setting.

Google App passwords
Your app passwords


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