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Discus and support Windows Live mail rejects my gmail requiring authentication of password. Google says my... in Windows 10 Network and Sharing to solve the problem; Hi, Really can't sort out this problem. Have tried everything I can read or find out about gmail password verification. Gmail is fine my windows live... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Network and Sharing' started by disorderly, Jan 10, 2019.

  1. Windows Live mail rejects my gmail requiring authentication of password. Google says my...


    Hi, Really can't sort out this problem. Have tried everything I can read or find out about gmail password verification. Gmail is fine my windows live mail won't accept ?

    :)
     
    disorderly, Jan 10, 2019
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  2. Windows 10 Mail forgets Gmail password almost every day

    Reason

    Windows Mail app keeps prompting for Gmail account password frequently with the "your gmail settings are out of date" message—
    According to a comment on this post . . .

    Potential Solutions

    Based on some quick research there may be two options that may help resolve this. . .

    1. Enable the 2-Step Verification functionality and security feature with your Gmail account and then use the 2-Step Verification to verify and trust the Windows Mail app to have access to your Gmail account
    2. Enable and use the Less Secure Apps functionality by turning that ON and using your usual Gmail account password with the Windows Mail app to authenticate

    Further Resources

     
    Pimp Juice IT, Jan 10, 2019
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  3. peerv Win User
    Google account (mail / calendar) not syncing in Windows 10

    First confirm if you have two step authentication in you Google account.
    If YES follow these steps:

    To have the Windows Mail app to work you have to generate a password for the Windows Mail app in your Google account at https://security.google.com/settings/security/apppasswords
    Copy/paste this password into the password field of your Gmail account in the Mail app Settings/Accounts/Gmail
    This needs to be done only once.

    Also check in Windows 10 Settings/Privacy if you have in Contacts AND Calender the Mail and Agenda allowed access ON
    If both are OFF the Mail app won't sync without throwing any error!!
    Just one off the many bugs in Mail app!
     
    peerv, Jan 10, 2019
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  4. Entegy Win User

    Windows Live mail rejects my gmail requiring authentication of password. Google says my...

    Google 2 Step authentication stop gmail on 920

    Yes, Windows Phone requires an application specific password from the Gmail 2-step authentication settings page.
     
    Entegy, Jan 10, 2019
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