How to Create an Outlook App Password for Office 365 Accounts with Two-Step Verification

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If you are using an Outlook.com or Exchange Email with Two-Step Verification enabled, for some Apps you will need to create an "App Password". This is a password setup specifically for one sign-in. You will still use the "real" password for the Outlook.com account. For more information about App Passwords Click Here.

Create an App Password for Outlook.com

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  1. Sign-in to your "My Microsoft Account" homepage. Click here for a direct link.
  2. Under Security click "Update".
  3. Select the Advanced Security Options panel from the Security Page.
  4. Under the App Passwords header towards the bottom of the page, click "Create a New App Password".
  5. Copy the generated App Password into the App or Program you created it for and then click Done.
  • Note: You can not change an App Password if you forget it, but you can repeat the above steps to create a new App Password if needed.





Create an App Password for Office 365\Exchange

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  1. Sign-in to your "My Microsoft Account" homepage. Click here for a direct link.
  2. Click the Security info option in the left panel.
  3. Click the "Add Method" button, click the Drop Down, select "App Password" and click Add.
  4. Enter a unique name for this App Password (something to identify which specific app will be using this password) and click Next.
  5. Copy the generated App Password into the App or Program you created it for and then click Done.