Access your Google Account settings and navigate to the Security section. Once there, locate the option for "Signing in to Google" and click on 2-Step Verification.

After enabling 2-Step Verification, proceed to the bottom of the page and find the App passwords section. Create a unique name for the app password to easily identify its purpose, then select the option to generate it.

Follow the on-screen instructions to obtain the app password, which is a 16-character code generated specifically for your device.

Upon successful generation, select "Done" to complete the process.

If you're unable to find the option to add an app password after setting up 2-Step Verification, it could be due to various reasons:

  • Your Google Account might have 2-Step Verification configured exclusively for security keys.

  • You could be logged into an account associated with work, school, or another organization.

  • Your Google Account may have Advanced Protection enabled, limiting certain access options.

In case you still not understand, check the video below.

Take a look at this video on how to setup

IMAP Email: Your email IMAP Password: The app password of your gmail (not login password)

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