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
- The username/email address or password was entered incorrectly while setting up the email account.
- You are trying to send an email from what Google considered a “Less Secure App”
While logged into your GMail account:
- Visit https://www.google.com/settings/security/lesssecureapps
- Tick the radio button next to Enable
- Click Done
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