Cleanfox

How to connect to Cleanfox with a Gmail address

You wish to clean your Gmail inbox of all newsletters and unwanted emails, without loosing too much time ? Discover Cleanfox, a web and mobile application that permits to users to clean their inbox of intrusive newsletters in a split second. After scanning your inbox, Cleanfox shows you a list of newsletters identified and offers you the option to delete or delete and unsubscribe from those newsletters. You can also save the one you want.

Compatible with Gmail addresses, here are the differents steps you need to follow so as to create an account and connect to Cleanfox.

Connect your Gmail address to Cleanfox when you don’t have the two-step verification.

If you want to used Cleanfox with your Gmail address and you don’t use the two-step verification activated, here are the steps you need to follow to enjoy of our application.

Step 1:

  1. Open Gmail on your computer.
  2. On the top right of your screen, click on Settings..
  3. Click on Settings.
  4. Click on the tab “Forwarding and POP/IMAP”
  5. In the section “IMAP Access”, click on Enable the protocol IMAP.
  6. Click on Register the modifications (be careful to not forget this important step).

Step 2:

You know need to activate the two-step verification.

  1. Visit the section security of your account by clicking here.
  2. In the tab “Connect to Google”, click on the part “2-step verification.
  3. Click on start and follow the steps. You’ll have to give your phone number to receive a verification code.
  4. After giving the verification code, you only have to click on “Activate” so as to activate the two-step verification

Step 3: 

Once those steps done, you have to create an application password.

  1. Visit the section security of your account by clicking here.
  2. In the tab “Connect to Google”, click on “Application passwords”.
  3. In the application list, select “Other” and add Cleanfox to create an application password.
  4. Copy your password, return on Cleanfox and finish you registration.

You now hold the key to the solutions to succeed while creating a Gmail account. It’s time to start cleaning !

Connect your Gmail address to Cleanfox when you re using the two-step verification.

Gmail is offering a more secure service of two step verification to connect to applications. If you are using it, you’ll need to activate IMAP protocol, access to less secure applications and create an application password. It won’t be a long process.

Step 1:

First, visit your inbox to activate the IMAP protocol.

  1. Open Gmail on your computer.
  2. On the top right of your screen, click on Settings..
  3. Click on Settings.
  4. Click on the tab “Forwarding and POP/IMAP”
  5. In the section “IMAP Access”, click on Enable the protocol IMAP.
  6. Click on Register the modifications (be careful to not forget this important step).

Step 2:

Once those steps done, you have to create an application password.

  1. Visit the section security of your account by clicking here.
  2. In the tab “Connect to Google”, click on “Application passwords”.
  3. In the application list, select “Other” and add Cleanfox to create an application password.
  4. Copy your password, return on Cleanfox and finish you registration.

You now hold the key to the solutions to succeed while creating a Gmail account. It’s time to start cleaning !