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Introduction: Outlook is considered by Google to be a “Less Secure App.” It isn’t really, Google just wants you to use their online email system. But in order for us to add the new Gmail address to Outlook we need to allow less secure apps in Gmail.
1. If you do not enable access to less secure apps, you will get this notification when trying to connect your email account to outlook.
2. To allow less secure apps click on the icon in the top right-hand corner. Mine is an M with a brown circle around it, then click
3. Click Sign-in & security
4. Scroll down to the bottom and flip the switch to allow less secure apps
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