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How to create an App Password in Google?

Tip: Don’t create an App Password unless the app or device you want to connect to your account doesn’t have “Sign in with Google.”

Create & use App Passwords

If you use 2-Step-Verification and get a "password incorrect" error when you sign in Or if a device/app you want to connect to doesn’t have “Sign In with Google” option then you should use App Passwords

  1. Go to your Google Account.
  2. Select Security.
  3. Under "Signing in to Google," select App Passwords. You may need to sign in. If you don’t have this option, it might be because:
  • 2-Step Verification is not set up for your account.
  • 2-Step Verification is only set up for security keys.
  • Your account is through work, school, or other organization.
  • You turned on Advanced Protection.
  1. At the bottom, choose Select app and choose Mail › Select device and choose Other (Custom Name) and in the custom name enter “Clodura.AI” › Generate.
  2. Follow the instructions to enter the App Password. The App Password is the 16- character code in the yellow bar on your device.
  3. Tap Done.

When to use App Passwords

Tip: iPhones and iPads with iOS 11 or up don’t require App Passwords. Instead use “Sign in with Google.”

If the app doesn’t offer “Sign in with Google,” you can either: Use App Passwords Switch to a more secure app or device