Get app passwords from Gmail

Get app passwords from Gmail

Today we explain how to get app passwords from Gmail or generate app passwords in Gmail for your connected email clients.
An app password is a 16-digit passcode that gives a less secure app or device permission to access your Google Account.
App passwords can only be used with accounts that have 2-Step Verification turned on.

Create & use app passwords

  1. Go to your Google Account.
  2. Select Security.
  3. Under “Signing in to Google,” select 2-Step Verification.
  4. At the bottom of the page, select App Passwords.
  5. Enter a name that helps you remember where to use the app password.
  6. Select Generate.
  7. To enter the app password, follow the instructions on your screen. The app password is the 16-character code that generates on your device.
  8. Select Done.


  1. Go to
2. Security
3. Under “Signing in to Google,” select 2-Step Verification.
At the bottom of the page, select App Passwords.
6. Select Generate.
Click on Done

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