SMTP configuration has always been an annoying task, especially for the inexperienced engineers. Needless to say, setting up mail server from scratch is a whole other beast. Today’s focus is resolving Gmail SMTP’s
Please log in via your web browser and then try again error.
- Google Account
Step 1. Enable
Access for less secure apps by following the official guide: https://www.google.com/settings/security/lesssecureapps
Step 2. Authorize access for your hosted application server, by visiting the following link:
Step 3 (Optional). Last but not least, if both steps above (
2) doesn’t work for you, change / update your password.
Probably a bias opinion, but SMTP-wise I prefer self-hosted solution or SendGrid over Google.
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