Connect Google/Gsuite accounts to Instantly via App Password method
Updated over a week ago

If you would like to connect Google/Gsuite accounts to Instantly, you should follow these 4 steps:

  1. Enable IMAP settings

  2. Enable 2-Step verification

  3. Create an App password

  4. Connect your email account to Instantly account

The first three steps need to be completed for every email account you want to connect to Instantly😎

How to enable IMAP settings?

If you want to enable IMAP in your Google/Gsuite account, please follow these steps:

  • On your computer, open Gmail

  • Click on Settings in the top right corner

  • Click on See all settings

  • Click the Forwarding and POP/IMAP tab

  • In the "IMAP access" section, select Enable IMAP

  • Click Save Changes

How to enable 2-Step Verification?

To enable 2-Step Verification in your Google/Gsuite account, please follow these steps:


  • It will prompt you to log in again

  • Set up your phone for Two Factor authentication

  • Enter the code you’ve received to your phone number to confirm

  • Once you’ve confirmed click Turn On. 2-Factor Verification will be enabled now

How to create an App password?

Once you enable IMAP and 2-step verification, you should create an App password and these steps will show you how:

  • Go back to the Security page and type App passwords in the search bar.

  • Select App and Device. For the App click on Mail. And for Device, you can simply click on Other (Custom)

  • Select a name. The name doesn’t really matter but for organizational purposes, you can type in Instantly - Email Connection and then click on Generate.

  • An app password will be automatically generated. Copy it and save it somewhere safe.

  • Once you’ve copied the app password click on DONE

How to connect the email account to Instantly?

Now, when you have all the above three steps enabled, you can easily connect your email account to Instantly. Please follow these steps:

  • Go back to Instantly to connect your account

  • Click on "Add New"

  • Choose "Gmail / G-Suite"

  • Click "Yes, IMAP has been enabled"

  • Select Option 2

  • Click on "Next"

  • Type in your Name, Email, and App Password

  • Click CONNECT 🤩

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