In the last article I showed you how to activate Two-Step verification for your Google account. Now I'm going to show you how to create and use an application-specific password for Gmail.

  1. Log into your Google account at myaccount.google.com. Go to Security in the left sidebar. 2-Step Verification must be on. Now click on App passwords.Google account security
  2. Enter the name of the application. Click on Generate.Start adding the app specific password
  3. Google will now show you the automatically generated app password.App specific password generated
  4. Now you can use the app password in the application.

The application specific password even works for GSuite accounts!App specific password in Mail Archiver