Application Password Setup - Google

How to setup app password - Google

1. Go to your Google Account

2. On the left navigation panel, choose Security

3. On the 'Signing in to Google' panel, choose App passwords. If you don’t see this option:

  • 2-Step Verification is not set up for your account (you will have to set it up)

  • 2-Step Verification is set up for security keys only (set it up again fully)

  • Your account is through work, school or other organisation (use some other account)

  • You’ve turned on Advanced Protection for your account (turn it off)

4. Set up the 2-Step Verification

  • Click on the arrow pointing rightwards next to “Off”

  • “Get Started” with the 2-Step Verification Process

  • Verify yourself by entering your password

  • Add your contact number, select the mode to get your code and select “Next”

  • After entering the code received, select Next. Then, click “TURN ON”


  • Go back and click on the App passwords and verify it’s you by entering your password

5. At the bottom, choose Select app and choose the app that you’re using

6. Choose Select device and choose the device that you're using

7. Choose Generate

8. The app password is the 16-character code in the yellow bar on your device

9. Choose Done