How To Create App Password For Office 365

To create another app password

 

  1. Sign in to Office 365.
  2. Choose Settings Settings > Office 365.
  3. Choose Security & Privacy > Additional security verification. You’ll only see this option if your admin has set up multi-factor authentication for your organization. If you don’t see this option, contact your Office 365 admin and tell them to turn on multi-factor authentication.

  4. Choose Update my phone numbers used for account security. This will display the following page:e following page:

  5. At the top of the page, choose App Passwords.
  6. Choose create to get an app password.
  7. If prompted, type a name for your app password, and click Next.
  8. Choose copy password to clipboard. You won’t need to memorize this password.

    Tip: You can have more than one app password for your Office 365 account, for example, if you want one for Outlook and another for a different application. To generate another app password, see Create an app password.

  9. Go to the app that you want to connect to your Office 365 account. When prompted to enter a password, paste the app password in the box.

 

To use the app password in Outlook

 

Some applications do not support MFA. For these you will need to use what is called an App Password. This is a random password that is allocated to the specific application you are trying to configure. You create an app password through the portal. You’ll need to do these steps once.

  1. Open Outlook, such as Outlook 2010, 2013, or 2016.
  2. Wherever you’re prompted for your password, paste the app password in the box. For example, if you’ve already added your account to Outlook, when prompted paste the app password here:
  3. Or, if you’re adding your Office 365 account to Outlook, enter your app password here:
  4. Restart Outlook

Tip: You can have more than one app password for your Office 365 account, for example, if you want one for Outlook and another for a different application. To generate another app password, see Create an app password.