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Configuring Gmail for use with Grid 2

Gmail have recently updates some security settings associated with use of their email system with other applications. Please follow these instructions to configure your Gmail account for use with The Grid 2.

Log onto your Gmail account in your web browser, open the settings cog and select “Settings”:


On the ‘Forwarding and Pop/Imap’ tab ‘Enable Pop for mail that arrives from now on’


On the ‘Accounts and Import’ tab select ‘Other account settings’


On the ‘My account’ page look under Sign in and security for ‘Connected apps and sites’


On the page for connected apps and sites scroll down and look for ‘Allow less secure apps’. This needs to be turned on.


You may now close your browser and continue to configure Grid 2.


Last update: June 2015.

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