How to Create and Use an App Password for Your Google Account

Bradley Harvey | May 24, 2022

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How to Create and Use an App Password for Your Google Account

  1. Open Google Account Management and select "Security."
  2. Select APP passwords (if this option is not available, you need to set up 2-step verification).
  3. select app passwords

  4. Sign in your Google Account and click Next.
  5. sign in google drive

  6. Select app (the Other option from the drop-down list) and select device, then click GENERATE.
  7. generate google app password

  8. Generate a 16-digit password, click DONE.
  9. create google app password

  10. Use the generated 16-digit password to log in to Google Drive.
  11. use app password to login google drive

  12. For security, after backing up your data from Google drive, delete this app password.