Let’s consider the situation, you want to sync your Gmail Account with Outlook (desktop email client), But Google consider these clients as less secure, it will not allow you to sync your Gmail account. So, all apps and devices that are using less secure sign-in technology and can make your account vulnerable, Google does not allow them to get access to your Gmail account.
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But, sometimes it becomes necessary to give access to these less secure apps (like: Outlook). In this scenario, through Google Account security settings you can enable or allow access to less secure apps. Let’s see how you can allow access to Less secure apps in your Gmail account?
How To Enable or Allow Less Secure Apps in Gmail
By default Google now allowed any less secure apps to access your Gmail account. If you try to access your Gmail through less secure apps, you will get an alert email like this:
So, Let’s see step by step procedure to allow these less secure apps In Your Gmail account:
Step 1: First Login to your Gmail account and head to your Gmail Profile Icon from Top Right corner –> click on ‘My Account’.
Step 2: From here you can control, protect and secure your Google Account. In Sign-in & Security, click on “Apps with Account Access” link.
Step 3: Now scroll down and you will get an option to control Whether to ‘Allow Less Secure Apps’ or not. Just toggle on the icon next to it.
Now you can give access to your Gmail account to any less secure apps like: Outlook.
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That’s It. If in future, if you do not require to give access to any less secure app, It is advised that you should disable this option from here again.
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