Create app-specific passwords for accounts with 2-step verification on:








Important Note: Please use a VPN when trying to connect to Gmail SMTP for Users in the Philippines

Quick access:


Go to https://myaccount.google.com/security



If you are on Google.com


Click on your icon on the top right


Click on Manage your Google Account








Click on Security






Scroll down further and Click on App passwords


Note: If app passwords is missing, that means your 2-step verification is off. You can turn on 2-step verification to see App passwords here. 


If 2-step verification is missing, that means the option to allow users to turn on 2-step verification is off. Please follow this article to enable the option.










Make sure the right email is selected from the dropdown


Type password


Click on Next






Click on Other (Custom name) and name it SMTP integration (anything works)






Click on GENERATE








Drag to copy the highlighted text and paste it as the password when integrating Gmail SMTP









Now you can integrate within HighLevel in agency settings:

https://app.gohighlevel.com/settings/agency_smtp_service


Or go to the subaccount to integrate for the client:






Once you are in the subaccount


Click on Settings at the bottom left






Scroll further to Click on SMTP & Mailgun Services







Click on Add Service on the top right






Click on Select Provider


Click on Gmail






Paste the generated app password here and click Save, done!







How to enable 2-step verification:


Click on the 9 dots menu here on the top right

Scroll down to click on Admin





Go to the Main menu on the top left

Click on Security > Authentication > 2-step verification







Make sure that the option to Allow users to turn on 2-Step Verification is enabled






Refresh the manage your Google account page to see if 2-Step Verification shows up now: