To Generate the Third-Party app password of Office 365, you have to make sure that the multi-factor authentication option is enabled or not. If not, then enable and enforce it.
Follow the below-mentioned steps to Generate a third-party application password of Office 365:
Step 1: First of All. Sign In to an Office 365 account with the required credentials.
Step 2: In the opening dashboard, click on the Setting gear Icon.
Step 3: In the Setting drop-down menu, click on the Update Contact Reference option.
Step 4: Now, click on the Security Info present at the left side of the Office 365 interface.
Step 5: On the Security info wizard, tap on the Add method to move on to further steps.
Step 6: Add a Method tab on the screen. Here, select the App password option from the drop-down.
Step 7: After selecting the App password, click on the Add button.
Step 8: Now, enter the name for which you want to generate the app password. After that, click on the Next button. (You can type any name according to your requirement)
Step 9: You have successfully generated the app password in Office 365. Click Done
When you disable the multi-factor authentication, you will find more authentication features and benefits of Office 365. By disabling the multi-factor authentication, users can easily log In using the usual password of Office 365.
To disable multi-factor authentication in Office 365, follow the below-mentioned instructions.
Step 1: Firstly, open your Office 365 account.
Step 2: In the opening window, click on the Menu option.
Step 3: Here, in the menu of the Office 365 application, Select Admin and click on it.
Step 4: On another wizard, tap on the Show All.
Step 5: Now, go to the Users tab and expand it.
Step 6: After expanding, select Active users and click on it.
Step 7: In Active users, select the Multi-factor Authentication button and tap on it.
Step 8: Select a user account from the menu for whom you want to disable Multi-factor authentication.
Step 9: After choosing the user account, click on the Disable button.
Step 10: Tap Yes on the appeared dialogue box.
Step 11: Finally, you can find a message: Multi-factor authentication was disabled for the selected accounts. Click Close.
Enable multi-factor authentication is necessary to generate/create app passwords for logging the Office 365 account in any third-party products/software. It also helps users to save the account by cross-verification.
To enable the Multi-Factor Authentication option, perform the below steps:
Step 1: Sign In to your Office 365 account.
Step 2: Now, click on the App launcher and select the Admin Icon.
Step 3: Here, you will find the Show All option, click on it.
Step 4: From the list, select Users.
Step 5: In the drop-down, opt with the Active user’s option.
Step 6: Now, select Multi-Factor authentication and tap on it.
Step 7: Here, opt with the account for which you want to enable the Multi-factor authentication, and click on the Enable button.
Step 8: On the popup page, click on the enable multi-factor auth.
Step 9: The Multi-factor auth is now enabled for the selected accounts. Click on the Close option.
Step 10: Select the enabled user account and tap on the Enforce option.
Step 11: Here, click on the enforce multi-factor auth button.
Step 12: Finally, you can find a message: Multi-factor authentication is now enforced for the selected accounts. Press Close.
Note :- Suddenly, if you are unable to Sign In with your Microsoft Office 365 email address and third-party app password, then there may be a chance that your Security Defaults Option is enabled. Thus, you have to Turn-Off the Enable Security Defaults Option to login into the software.
Step 1: First, Sign In to an Office 365 account with the required credentials.
Step 2: In the opening dashboard, click on the Menu icon.
Step 3: Here, select the Admin icon and click on it.
Step 4: The app shows you Microsoft 365 admin center wizard on your screen.
Step 5: Click on the Show All option from the left panel.
Step 6: Now, scroll the list and go to Admin Centers>>Azure Active Directory.
Step 7: Here, you will find the Azure Active Directory admin center window.
Step 8: Choose Azure Active Directory and click on it.
Step 9: Now, click on the Properties option from the drop-down of the Manage list.
Step 10: Under the Properties page, scroll the window again and click on the manage Security Defaults.
Step 11: A tab pop-ups on your screen named Enable Security defaults.
Step 12: Click on the No button if it is enabled.
Step 13: Here, it will show you four options:
Step 14: Check all the four options and click on the Save button.
Step 1: Now, again go to Microsoft 365 admin center page.
Step 2: Here, go to the Users tab and expand it.
Step 3: After expanding, select Active users and click on it.
Step 4: On the Active users page, check your Microsoft Office 365 admin account Id and click on it.
Step 5: A tab pop-ups on your screen, go to the Mail section.
Step 6: Click on the Manage email apps under Email apps.
Step 7: Now, you will find the Manage email apps page.
Step 8: Here, you have to make sure that Authenticated SMTP is checked.
Step 9: If not, then check the Authenticated SMTP option and click on the Save Changes button.