An App Password gives permission to a non-Google app to access Google's SMTP server. App Passwords can only be used with accounts that have 2-step verification turned on.
Manage Google settings
Open Google Account Security settings. Select 2-Step Verification option from the How to sign in to Google section.
Select App passwords option (at the very bottom of the page).
Now, we are ready to set-up an App password…
Create App password
Click on the Select App field, and choose the Other (Custom name) option.
Enter an easily recognizable name, and click the Generate button.
Write down the generated App password. From now on, for the SMTP settings use this 16-character password (without spaces) along with your complete Gmail address.
To further manage (revoke, add more, etc.) your App passwords, use the same App passwords Google Account settings page.
- Sign in with app passwords · Google Account help.
- Turn on 2-Step Verification · Google Account help.
- SMTP settings for using Gmail with regular email client software · Gmail help.
- SMTP server configuration in email clients · Gmail SMTP.
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