Setting up a Google Gmail Account in Elliott SMTP Configuration

Release Date: 10/19/2017

You can use your Google Gmail account to send email through Elliott SMTP, but there are some settings to change.

Make sure to use port 587. Gmail uses this port for authentication. There is a place to specify the port in the Elliott configuration:

Gmail security prevents non-Google applications from sending email. But there is a setting to allow other applications to send mail.

Log into to Gmail.
Go to the "Less secure apps" section in My Account.
Next to "Access for less secure apps," select Turn on. This setting may be hidden if your administrator has locked the less secure app account access.


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