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

Select one of the below:

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

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

  2. Navigate to the security settings for third-party apps by clicking here

  3. Choose “Turn On” Google security turn on

  4. Back to the CopyTrans Contacts Cloud setup window, verify that you have the correct account username and password and hit the “Add Account” button. 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 by clicking here

  3. Click “Select app > Other (Custom name)” and in the newly-appeared text box type “CopyTrans Contacts” Add CopyTrans to Google trusted apps

  4. Click “Generate” Generate app password for CopyTrans

  5. Copy the unique one-time password which you see on your browser screen in the yellow rectangle Ready Google password for CopyTrans

  6. Use this password to connect CopyTrans Contacts to Gmail. 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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