Outlook installation

Liam Proven lproven at gmail.com
Thu Apr 11 15:28:38 UTC 2019


On Thu, 11 Apr 2019 at 17:07, Mike Marchywka <marchywka at hotmail.com> wrote:
>
> Thanks. I decided to try neomutt with gmail first at it looked simple but it would not login.
>  Instead of cursing at it I logged into gmail which proudly told me
> and my other account it had blocked the insecure app that had my correct password arrrgh. I guess I can find the way to turn that off but  another wild goose chase...

I've had that.

Hilariously, Gmail treats Gmail as a "less secure app" and to have
Gmail account #1 collect mail from Gmail account #2 you have to enable
"less secure app" access in Gmail a/c #2.

Here's how to turn it off:

https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/6010255?hl=en

Direct link:

https://myaccount.google.com/lesssecureapps

> Usually by the time I get through all the security features I'm too tired and disgusted to make sure anything
>  secure....  At least with the hard disk thrashing around I can hear progress being made lol.

Remember, Google is your friend.  Don't go hunting through settings
dialogs. Google first.

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