Troubleshooting: There is no “Allow less secure apps” in google account when want to use Gmail to send batch mail in AutoCount
Question: There is no “Allow less secure apps” in google account when want to use Gmail to send batch mail in AutoCount. Why?
Version: 1.8 / 1.9 / 2.0
Possible Reason :
User has turned on 2-Step Verification in google account.
Turn off 2-Step Verification in your google account
Once turn off the 2-Step Verification in your google account, you will able to see “Allow less secure apps” setting and you can turn it ON.
Generate an application password to be used in AutoCount.
To generate application password, please go to your google account.
Go to Security, at the “Signing in to Google” section, click on “App passwords”, and login again your gmail.
Select the App(Mail) and Device (Windows Computer), after that click on “Generate” to generate application password.
Copy the app password use it in AutoCount.
At Mail Options, paste the password. Users are now able to use gmail account in AutoCount batch mail.
By: Kai Chen 211122, Lay Swan 211127, P211129
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