How do I create a Greenfox account with a Microsoft email account (Hotmail, Outlook)?

To securely connect your mailbox to Greenfox, you will need to create a unique password, called an application password, which will allow Greenfox to access your emails to sort without knowing your personal password.

To do this, 2 to 3 steps will be necessary. They are detailed directly on the Greenfox application. We advise you to follow them directly from your application. In case of problems, we will summarize the steps here: How to connect to Greenfox? You only need to perform 2 steps outside of Greenfox, directly from your Hotmail / Outlook account. We’ll walk you through each step.

Step 1: Activate two-step verification

Microsoft’s two-step verification allows you to protect your account with a password and your phone. Go to your Greenfox application and click Get Started.

  1. Enter your Microsoft email address. A summary of the steps will be displayed.
  2. Click Next and then “I got it! “. You will be redirected to your Microsoft account.
  3. Fill in your Microsoft password.

❓If you have already enabled dual authentication on your Microsoft account, you will need to go to your Microsoft Authenticator application to approve the request. Otherwise, you will need to enable 2-step verification, to do so follow the steps below:

  1. Click directly on the link provided in the Greenfox application.
  2. Enter your Microsoft account password.
  3. Once you have logged in to your Microsoft account, you will be taken to the “Set up your smartphone with an application password” page.
  4. Click “Next” until you reach the “Additional Security Options” page. Scroll down to the “Two-step verification” section.
  5. Click on “Set up two-step verification”, then follow Microsoft’s instructions Note: There are two options for enabling two-step verification with your Microsoft account. Have a second email address, different from the one used for your Microsoft account Use your mobile phone number, you will need to install the Microsoft Authenticator application to associate your account with your phone number.
  6. Finally, go back to the Greenfox application and click on I have validated this step.

Step 2: Create an application word automatically

  1. Microsoft will automatically send you back to Greenfox.
  2. Click on Generate automatically.
  3. Wait a few seconds.
  4. Click on “Go! “
  5. You will be taken to a “Connect your mailbox” page. The application password will be automatically pasted in.
  6. Click on Next.

You are finally done! Your account is finally secure. Your mailbox is then scanned by Greenfox. At the end of the scan, you can start viewing your purchases! You can finally learn how to use Greenfox!

If you still have problems connecting, please contact the support team at the following email address:

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