Two Steps to Sign In Gmail Account from Advik Software


To increase security, Gmail and G Suite will enforce strict policies to ensure high standards of connectivity security are met. However, this has the unfortunate consequence of creating incompatibility with older devices and software.

We need to enable IMAP Acceess then needed to create App Password in Gmail.

Step 1. Enable IMAP Access

Step-1 Login to your Gmail account and click the gear icon designated to the right side of window.

Enable Imap gmail

Step-2 Click “See all settings” from menu.

Enable Imap gmail

Step-3 Click “Forwarding and POP/IMAP” tab showing somewhere in the middle of the screen.

Enable Imap gmail

Step-4 Move to IMAP access setting & Enable IMAP if it is disable on you Gmail or G Suite account. then click on "Save Changes"

Enable Imap gmail

Step 2. Create App Password in Gmail

If you use 2-Step-Verification and get a "password incorrect" error when you sign in, you can try to use an App Password.

Step 1. Go to your Google Account and Select Security.

Enable third party access in gmail

Step 2. 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

Enable third party access in gmail
  • 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.

Step 3. At the bottom, choose Select app and choose the app you using » Select device and choose the device you’re using » Generate.

Enable third party access in gmail

Step 4. Follow the instructions to enter the App Password. The App Password is the 16-character code in the yellow bar on your device.

Enable third party access in gmail

Step 5. Tap Done.

Use this password to sign into Gmail Account in Advik Software.

How to Create App Password in Gmail?