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How to Enable APP Password to Send Email Notifications in AOMEI Backupper?

AOMEI Post By AOMEI Updated July 7, 2023


There is a feature Email Notification in AOMEI Backupper, which allows you to send a report of the backup or sync execution result to an email address you provide.

There are four SMTP servers for sending notification emails: Hotmail Server, Gmail Server, AOMEI Server, and Custom Server. In many cases, Gmail Server is widely used to send email notifications. To configure Gmail Server for email notifications in AOMEI Backupper settings, you will be required to enter the app password. This article describes how to enable app password for email notifications.

How to enable app password

To enable the app password, please follow the steps below:

1. Log in to your Google account first, and then click "Manage your Google Account".

Manage Gmail Account

2. Click "Security"-->"Recent security activity".

Recent Security Activity

3. Then, you can select the app and device you want to generate the app password.

Tips: Please first enable "Two-factor verification" if you still do not enable it.

Generate App Password

4. Once it is generated, you can check the generated app password.

Generated App Password

In the end, you can enter the email and the generated app password to configure email notifications in the AOMEI Backupper email notification settings.

Gmail Server Settings