How to setup Google App Password For Using With 2-Step Verification

How to setup Google app password when using 2 step verification

If a partner is using the 2-step verification, an app password will need to be generated to bypass this. See the following steps below.

Log into the Google Account

  1. Click on Security
  2. Scroll down the page to Signing in to Google and click on App passwords
    (the account password may need to be re-entered to continue)
  3. Select Other (Custom name)
  4. Suggested naming convention would be 'xlink##' (replace ## with the program year) and click Generate
  5. Copy the password to the Office Setup > TextMsg/Email tab within the tax program.
  6. Click on the OK button & test function of the text message or email within the return.