moderated Re: Windows Live Mail Stopped Working in Windows 10 2004 20H1


On Sun, May 31, 2020 at 12:20 PM, Richard wrote:
For those who are using any of the e-mail clients mentioned such as
It is true that WLM, all the way up through WLM 2012, is considered a "less secure app" by Google, and you can only use it successfully if you turn on less secure apps for the account(s) you wish to access or set up 2-step verification and generate an app password afterward for WLM.

Thunderbird and Outlook both have been fully secure apps, using Google Oauth authorization, for years now.  Virtually any currently supported major email client I can think of has been so for a while now.

Brian - Windows 10 Pro, 64-Bit, Version 1909, Build 18363  

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