Creating an App Password for Outlook and other Clients

Modified on Tue, 12 Oct 2021 at 02:55 PM

This guide is designed for users having issues with outlook or other clients after Multi-factor authentication has been enabled. Typically users will be requested to input their password repeatedly into Microsoft Apps. 

This affects only a small portion of users and it’s because of settings unique to your client/computer. 


The easiest fix for this is simply to inject a unique “app password” into the client that is prompting for a password repeatedly. 


To do this: 

  1. Sign into your office 365 portal by visiting 

  1. Once logged in please click the following link or copy and paste it into a new tab 


You will be greeted with the following screen. Click on Create: 






Now, name your app password to reflect your client/device (For Example Desktop-Outlook) 



Copy the unique password created for your client and paste it where the app is asking for the password: 




Your Outlook (or other client) will work normally now. 

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