How to generate app-password for Microsoft 365

Ajay Kumar
Ajay Kumar
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  1.  Log in to your Microsoft 365 account and navigate to https://myaccount.microsoft.com/
  2.  Click on Security info on the menu bar on the left side

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3. Click on the Add sign-in method link

 

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4. On the next screen select App Password from the drop-down window. and then select Add.

 

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5. Enter a name for the app password, it could be anything you'd like as long as it is at least 8 characters long. In the example, the app-password name is "NylasApp". After entering the name, select Next.

Note: Please do not use any special characters, otherwise it the Next button will not be clickable

 

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6. Copy the password from the App Password Page and then select Done. Please be sure to save this somewhere for future use.

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7. Re-start the authentication flow and log in using your email address and the newly created app password you copied above.

 

 

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