GMail Authentication Required Error

GMail Authentication Required Error


You receive the following error when attempting to email a job while using a GMail account:

The SMTP server requires a secure connection or the client was not authenticated. The server response was: 5.5.1 Authentication Required. Learn more at


  1. The username/email address or password was entered incorrectly while setting up the email account.
  2. You are trying to send an email from what Google considered a “Less Secure App”


While  logged into your GMail account:

  1. Visit
  2. Tick the radio button next to Enable
  3. Click Done


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