SOLVED: Gmail Exchange Server Cannot Send Email

Gmail Exchange Server Cannot Send Email

Gmail Exchange Server Cannot Send Email if Gmail does not connect with Outlook. However, it is quite an easy fix. When Gmail asks for a password in Outlook, you have to key in the correct password.


  • Step 1: Checking the Internet Message Access Protocol status is the first step.
  • Step 2: IMAP’s primary function is to enable communication between the mail server and the email client.
  • Step 3: If the Exchange server in Gmail cannot send the email, check to see if you have enabled IMAP.
  • Step 4: Open your Gmail account. Click Settings.
  • Step 5: Select Forwarding and IMAP/POP.
  • Step 6: In the IMAP Access section, click the Enable IMAP radio button.
  • Step 7: Click Save changes.

Security Settings:

  • Step 1: Enter your Gmail account.
  • Step 2: Scroll to the top-right corner of the screen and click on My account.
  • Step 3: Select the Connected apps & sites option from Sign-in & security tab.
  • Step 4: Find out the Allow access to less secure apps in the window and click on the radio button to enable the option.
  • Step 5: Save your settings.

Create Password:

  • Step 1: Create a password that you use to access Gmail from Outlook.
  • Step 2: Once you open your Google account, select the Sign in & security option.
  • Step 3: Locate and click the App Passwords option.
  • Step 4: Enter your Gmail account password, and in the next window, select Outlook exchange from the drop-down menu, and click the Generate button.

Create Password:

  • Step 1: Run the Outlook application. Select Add Account from the file menu.
  • Step 2: The options vary for different versions of Outlook.
  • Step 3: In the next window, select the POP or IMAP option.
  • Step 4: Select Test account settings and proceed to More settings.
  • Step 5: Go to the Outgoing server tab and check the SMTP requires authentication.
  • Step 6: You can use the same settings for IMAP settings.
  • Step 7: Set port number for IMAP to 993.
  • Step 8: Set port number for SMTP to 465.
  • Step 9: Select SSL as the encrypted connection type. Click OK followed by Finish.

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