Why would you allow less secure apps?

googleOccasionally you will find that Google Workspace user accounts can't be used by third party applications (e.g. CiviCRM). To facilitate this you will need to allow this less secure app. This article describes the steps involved.

Google Workspace account

Start by logging on to the user account that you want to configure.

  1. Click the avatar icon (top-right) and choose Manage your Google Account.
  2. Select the Security tab in the left pane.
  3. Scroll down to the Less secure access section.
  4. Click this section, and toggle the setting off or on as needed.


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