If you get the following error below authenticating a gmail or GSuite based email address, it's probably because you have two factor authentication enabled for your Google Account.



Create a Gmail Application-Specific Password


  1. Click your name or photo in your Gmail inbox's top right hand corner and select "Manage your Google Account".


  2. Click the "Security" button on the left sidebar.


  3. Under the "Signing in to Google" section, select "App passwords". If prompted, enter your password.


  4. In the "Select app" drop down, select "Other (custom name)". You can omit the "Select device" drop down box.


  5. Give your app a name. Ex: FunnelFLARE. Then press the "Generate" button.
    You should see the following screen after you generate your App password. Copy the password in the yellow block:

  6. In FunnelFLARE, hover your user name in the upper right hand corner and select "Profile Settings".

  7. Scroll down to the "Third Party Applications" section and select the "Add Application" button on the right hand side.

  8. In the popup window fill in the fields as shown below.
    1. Select "EmailServer" From the dropdown
    2. Type in your email address
    3. Paste the App Password you got in step 5
    4. Use the example given in the "Receiving Host and Port" field: imap.gmail.com:993
    5. Click "Save"

Your Gmail or GSuite email should now be authenticated.