[Gambas-user] Gambas and gmail

T Lee Davidson t.lee.davidson at gmail.com
Thu May 12 14:08:26 CEST 2022

On 5/12/22 04:07, Gianluigi wrote:
> As written here:
> https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/6010255 <https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/6010255>
> gmail no longer supports this access to "less secure apps" and you need to change according to their standards.
> I too am in Benoit's situation and will have to decide whether to follow their instructions or give up gmail.
> Note: I also authenticate with OAuth2
> Regards
> Gianluigi

If your mail app is already configured to authorize via OAuth2 (and working), you should be all set.

A "less secure app", as I understand their usage, is an app that uses login/password for _authentication_. OAuth2 is different 
as it provides for third-party app _authorization_.


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