Authentication required error when sending email using Google® SMTP

When you try to send an email using Google® SMTP server in IBM RPA Studio, you get the Authentication required error message.

Before you begin

  • Make sure you are using the correct SMTP Username and SMTP Password.
  • Google® does not allow basic authentication.


Authorize access to your Google Account

  1. Sign in to your Google Account.
  2. Go to Security > Less secure app access.
  3. Click Turn on access.

Note: If you still get the Authentication required error message after the procedure, see Check Gmail through other email platforms External link.