Gmail setup on outlook 2010

Posted on 2014-09-29
Last Modified: 2014-11-12
Hi All,

I have a machine that will not connect to a Gmail account, we just get the message that the server is rejecting the username and password even though they are correct.

We can login to the webmail ok.

When I look at the gmail connectivity we are seeing these errors - Application / device sign-in attempt (prevented)

I have checked the account and the 2 step verification is turned off

I have tried everything from changing the password to trying pop and IMAP with no effect.

At the moment POP is enabled and IMAP is disabled.

Question by:ryank85
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I have tried this and I get the message

Account access enabled

Please try signing in to your Google account again from your new device or application.

I then try and create the outlook profile again but I get the same error message.

can we not turn this security off?


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nebb-tgr earned 500 total points
ID: 40349691
Check on

Settings -> Account and import -> Other google account setings -> Security -> Access for less secure apps.

You may have to enable this to get access.

Author Comment

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Excellent, done that and it works

thanks again :-)

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