Frequently Asked Questions
Using Gmail with Simplicity SMTP Settings:
Entering the SMTP settings of your own email server will bypass the Simplicity mail server. This will allow you to show outbound emails from the software, as coming from an email address of your choice, rather than “firstname.lastname@example.org” .
Access your Gmail account
Under Sign-in & Security, select Apps with account Access
Scrolling down the page, you will see the option to Allow less secure apps:
Turn this option ON
To the left of the screen, click on Sign-in & Security
Navigate to 2-Step Verification and follow the prompts to enable this feature.
Visit your App passwords page. You may be asked to sign in to your Google Account.At the bottom, click Select app and choose the app you’re using.
Click Select device and choose the device you’re using.
Follow the instructions to enter the App password (the 16 character code in the yellow bar) on your device.
You can then use this created App password (and your google email account as a username) as your SMTP login.
Once you are finished, you won’t see that App password code again. However, you will see a list of apps and devices you’ve created App passwords for.
See Also: https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/185833?hl=en