Sending email fails when two factor authentication is on for Gmail

Create a custom app in you Gmail security settings.

  1. Log-in into Gmail with your account
  2. Navigate to
  3. In ‘select app’ choose ‘custom’, give it an arbitrary name and press generate
  4. It will give you 16 chars token.

Use the token as password in combination with your full Gmail account and two factor authentication will not be required.

Note: The link in step 2 will work only if you have 2-factor-authentication enabled.

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