Authenticating GSuite Email With Two Factor Authentication

If you get the following error below authenticating a gmail or GSuite based email address, it's probably because you have two factor authentication enabled for your Google Account.

 

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Create a Gmail Application-Specific Password in GMAIL

 

  1. Click your name or photo in your Gmail inbox's top right-hand corner and select "Manage your Google Account".
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  2. Click the "Security" button on the left sidebar.
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  3. Under the "Signing in to Google" section, select "App passwords". If prompted, enter your password.
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  4. In the "Select app" drop-down, select "Other (custom name)". You can omit the "Select device" drop-down box.
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  5. Give your app a name. Ex: FunnelFLARE. Then press the "Generate" button.
    mceclip5.pngYou should see the following screen after you generate your App password. Copy the password in the yellow block: mceclip6.png

  6. In FunnelFLARE, hover your user name in the upper right hand corner and select "Profile Settings".
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  7. Scroll down to the "Third Party Applications" section. If you have an email server configured, remove it by clicking the 'x'
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  8. Select the "Add Application" button on the right-hand side.
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  9. In the popup window fill in the fields as shown below.
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    1. Select "EmailServer" From the dropdown
    2. Type in your email address
    3. Paste the App Password you got in step 5
    4. Use the example given in the "Receiving Host and Port" field: imap.gmail.com:993
    5. Click "Save"

Your Gmail or GSuite email should now be authenticated.

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