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Create an Apple calendar app-specific password
Create an Apple calendar app-specific password
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Written by Sam Gioia
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Updated Mar 14, 2024

When you sync your iCloud calendar with Dubsado, you may run into a screen where it asks you to type in an “app-specific password”.

screenshot of apple login screen

An app-specific password is a unique password generated by Apple. Companies like Apple use app-specific passwords to maintain their security measures when connecting with certain third-party applications (like Dubsado).

  1. Sign in to

  2. In the Sign-In and Security section, select App-Specific Passwords.

  3. Select Generate an app-specific password or select the Add button, then follow the steps on your screen.

  4. Copy the app-specific password.

In Dubsado, you’ll need to:

  1. Go to Calendar > Calendar settings.

  2. Click Sync calendar.

  3. Select iCloud.

  4. Type in your Apple ID.

  5. Paste in the app-specific password Apple generated.

  6. Click Link Apple Account.

👋 Here’s a tip… If you want to reconnect your iCloud calendar or if you already have a calendar synced in Dubsado, you’ll need to click Revoke calendar to remove the current calendar from Dubsado first.

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