Windows 8 Mail Gmail with 2 Factor Authentication

If you have 2 factor authentication enabled on your gmail account then you maybe receiving an incorrect password error with trying to connect using Windows 8 mail.  To resolve this simply create an application specific password in your Google account and then use that password in Windows 8 mail.

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