Millions of people around the world trust Google Workspace as their number one utility and third-party app manager.
Google Workspace helps you stay connected to all your important applications that require login details, it is also used as a reliable mode of securing your accounts on all Google-supported websites and applications.
Google is known to have one of the most strict password management systems for securing their users’ accounts, one of the most powerful and popular is the widely used two-factor authentication (2FA).
Passes are generated by the Google auth app, that way you can connect different third-party apps and platforms that use 2fa to your google account.
However, if certain app passwords are coming back as ineligible, it might cause you some problems trying to stay logged in to your accounts. Are you wondering how you can solve the issues of specific passwords in Google Workspace not eligible? This article helps you get around the password settings and solve password ineligibility issues.
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Why is my Specific App Passwords Not Working With Google Workspace?
If you keep getting a message that your application password in Google Workspace is not eligible, it is probably because of any one of the first two reasons, or all of them:
- You did not turn off the Less Secure Apps feature.
- You don’t have 2-step verification (2FV) enabled on this specific.
- Doing this above 2 will make the App-Specific Passwords feature available
Solving Specific Passwords in Google Workspace Not Eligible
To solve issues pertaining to the rejection of specific passwords in Google Workspace, do the following:
- Login to your Google account
- Once in, click on Security
- From the options available, select Enable App passwords.
If a password of your choice is deemed inappropriate or insecure for use by Google, this article to help you navigate around fixing it.