Enable IMAP & Generate App Password in Gmail Account

Follow the Procedures to Generate Application Password for Gmail Account and Enable IMAP Setting

 

Generate App Password

Enable IMAP in Gmail Account


Follow a Few Steps to Generate An App Password


STEP 1

Before generating the app password, you have to enable 2-step verification.

Go to your Google My Account


STEP 2

Then, Click "Security" tab

Forwarding IMAP


STEP 3

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 2-Step Verification is not set up for your account.

IMAP Enable


STEP 4

Enter your Gmail account password to Generate Application Password.

IMAP Enable


STEP 5

Click on the Select app drop-down and choose Other (Custom Name) option.

IMAP Enable


STEP 6

Enter the Name of the application, say, SysTools Gmail Backup. Then, click on Generate option.

IMAP Enable


STEP 7

A window pops-up to your screen showing the App password. Save the password shown in the Yellow box somewhere at a known place. Click on Done button.

IMAP Enable


STEP 8

Now, use this password to login your account on the SysTools Gmail Backup application.

IMAP Enable



Follow a Few Steps to Enable IMAP in Gmail Account


STEP 9

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

SysTools Gmail Backup


STEP 10

Click “See all settings” from menu.

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STEP 11

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

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STEP 12

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

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