"MS Outlook is known as the popular desktop-based email client used by several organizations for emailing purpose, contacts, calendars, tasks, journals etc., and inbuilt MS Office applications. Several errors are encountered by MS Outlook users while configuring MS Outlook using Gmail account. One of the common error is Outlook and 2-step verification for Gmail account problem."
The Blog will be discussing about the same error :-
While we configure the MS Outlook with our existing Gmail account credentials, we need to enter the Gmail password while logging into MS Outlook configured account. We can enable 2-step verification of the Gmail account and generate app-specific password for accessing MS Outlook.
Since Outlook does not support OAuth and 2-Step verification yet, we need to enable the 2-step verification for Google account and generate password for MS Outlook.
How to Enable Two-Step Authentication for Gmail Account and Outlook
The steps involved in enabling 2-Step verification in Gmail and generating password for MS Outlook:
We will now generate an app specific password for Outlook instead of logging with Gmail password. Check out the steps mentioned below.