Use Outlook with Gmail

We want to use Outlook with imap.

I tried to connect outlook to my gmail account using these settings per this recommendation.

incoming server
993 SSL Encryption
outgoing server
586 TLS Encryption
Does not require SPA secure password authentication
outgoing server requires authentication, yes, but use the same settings as my incoming mail server

After trying to connect, I got this message from gmail saying that I could resolve the error but only if I did not want security built into my account.

This is not a good solution.  Assistance is greatly appreciated.
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frugalmuleConnect With a Mentor Author Commented:
ok, will do, thanks for the help thus far
CorinTackConnect With a Mentor Network EngineerCommented:
Try modifying the settings to match Google's preferred settings for Outlook.,1665137,2769074

You shouldn't need to change your security settings unless you're using a really old version of Outlook.
frugalmuleAuthor Commented:
This did not work either.  I'd be very appreciative if someone could actually do this with the most recent version of Outlook, and then post the solution.
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Davis McCarnConnect With a Mentor OwnerCommented:
As of July 15th, 2014, Google increased their security settings and you have no choice but to change the option so that GMail will allow "Access for less secure apps" so it is unblocked.  Login to your GMail, go to account settings, and change it.
frugalmuleAuthor Commented:
Before I do that, I have been reading about a problem with imap that will show all my previously read mail as unread.  Is this still an issue or likely to happen?
Davis McCarnConnect With a Mentor OwnerCommented:
You'd need to post a link to what you found.
frugalmuleAuthor Commented:
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