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To connect CopyTrans Contacts to Gmail, you need to have the right Google account security settings.

The connecting process depends on whether you have 2-step verification enabled in your Google Account:

I don’t have 2-step verification for my Gmail account

  1. Log in to your Google account from a web browser on your PC.

  2. Navigate to the Google Account security settings at myaccount.google.com/security.

  3. Scroll down to Less secure app access, then click Turn on access → Allow less secure apps → On.Google Less Secure Apps options

  4. Back to the CopyTrans Contacts Cloud setup window, verify that you have the correct account username and password, and click Add Account.cloud setup window in copytrans contacts

That’s it!

I enabled 2-step verification for my Gmail account

This section only concerns those of you who previously activated Google’s 2-Step verification service. In this case, you need to use an app password when connecting CopyTrans Contacts with Gmail instead of the password you’d normally use. To get the app password:

  1. Log in to your Gmail account from your favorite web browser.

  2. Navigate to the Google app passwords page.

  3. Click Select app > Other (Custom name).Add CopyTrans to Google trusted apps

  4. Then, in the newly-appeared text box, type CopyTrans Contacts and click Generate.Generate app password for CopyTrans

  5. Copy the unique password from the yellow rectangle.Ready Google password for CopyTrans

  6. Paste it to the password field in CopyTrans Contacts.connect copytrans contacts to gmail account

Need additional help? We are happy to answer your query. Contact our support team at: copytrans@copytrans.net

This is how to connect CopyTrans Contacts to your Gmail account if you previously enabled Google’s 2-Step verification.

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