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Using Gmail 2 Step Authentication in Grid 3

If you want to use 2 Step authentication on your Gmail account in Grid 3, you need to set up an App specific password.

First of all you need to switch on 2-Step authentication, you can do this by following the Google Support guide:

Turn on 2-Step Verification

You will need to have a mobile phone or landline nearby to receive your authentication codes.

Once you have setup the basic 2 Step authentication, you need to create an App specific password.

An App password is a 16-digit passcode that gives an app or device permission to access your Google Account.

Find out how to generate the code with the following Google guide:

Sign in using App Passwords

When setting up your Gmail account in Grid 3, use the code generated as your password and click Test connection to make sure it works.

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