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 ====== Gmail - Google Mail with System Five ====== ====== Gmail - Google Mail with System Five ======
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 ==== Details ===== ==== Details =====
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-This will work in both the On Premises version of System Five, and in the System Five On Cloud environment.+**This will work in both the On Premises version of System Five, and in the System Five On Cloud environment.**
  
-<note tip> Be aware that Microsoft Outlook is definitely ​a better ​solution ​since it allows you to see what emails are being sent and received. With the Google Gmail setup, System Five is handling the sending of emails, and you are not able to track whether an email has been sent without opening a web browser and logging into Gmail to see if your email is going out. \\+<note tip> Be aware that [[https://​www.dummies.com/​programming/​networking/​using-microsoft-outlook-with-gmail/​|Microsoft Outlook ​configured with Gmail]] ​is a better ​user experience ​since it allows you to see what emails are being sent and received. ​ With the Google Gmail setup, System Five is handling the sending of emails, and you are not able to track whether an email has been sent without opening a web browser and logging into Gmail to see if your email is going out. \\
 You don't need the virtual channel or the Remote POS Device Manager if Gmail is being used for sending emails from within System Five. To be clear It is only utilized to **send** emails from within System Five. System Five doesn'​t receive emails. \\ You don't need the virtual channel or the Remote POS Device Manager if Gmail is being used for sending emails from within System Five. To be clear It is only utilized to **send** emails from within System Five. System Five doesn'​t receive emails. \\
 This Gmail setup does have it's limitations. We only present it as a solution for people that either don't have Outlook, or don't want to invest in purchasing Outlook.</​note>​ This Gmail setup does have it's limitations. We only present it as a solution for people that either don't have Outlook, or don't want to invest in purchasing Outlook.</​note>​
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   * In the "POP download"​ section, select Enable POP for all mail or Enable POP for mail that arrives from now on.   * In the "POP download"​ section, select Enable POP for all mail or Enable POP for mail that arrives from now on.
   * At the bottom of the page, click Save Changes.   * At the bottom of the page, click Save Changes.
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   * Use SMTP Aut6hentication must be checked.   * Use SMTP Aut6hentication must be checked.
   * Use SSL must be checked.   * Use SSL must be checked.
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 +<​note>​If you are getting access violations when trying to send invoices through Gmail, you may need to change the incoming POP port from :995 to :465 \\
 +Even though we don't import emails into System Five, this incoming mail server setting must be there and set to a valid POP Address and port. </​note>​
  
  
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 +==== Error Messages ====
  
-----+If you get an error saying invalid credentials,​ check that you have entered your password correctly in the email settings of System Five.
  
 +Also the error below could also point to invalid credentials.
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 +If you are getting SSL Timeouts or SSL Authentication errors, two things may be causing the issue. \\
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 +1. you can try setting the Incoming POP port from :995 to :465 and the Outgoing SMTP Server to :587.\\
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 +2. Verify that your Gmail account allows "Less Secure"​ email programs to access Gmail.\\
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 +  * Unordered List ItemTo do this, sign into Gmail through your web browser.\\
 +  * Click your photo, avatar or outline near Gmail'​s top right corner.\\
 +  * Click Manage Your Google Account.\\
 +  * Click Security on the left side of the screen.\\
 +  * Scroll down till you see Less Secure App Access.\\
 +  * click on "Turn on access (not recommended)"​.\\
 +  * Click the little slide switch next to "Allow Less Secure Apps: Off"​.\\
 +  * The little slide switch will move to the right and change color.\\
 +  * You can now close the browser tab.\\
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 +Select Sign-in & security.
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 +Make sure Allow less secure apps is On.
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-Created by Steve Wind May 13 2019 
  
-====== +Created by Steve Wind May 13 2019 \\ 
-[[http://​mywindward.wws5.com|{{ ​ http://​wws5.com/​support/​images/​cust_support_banner_bottom.jpg+Updated by Steve Wind April 21 2020 \\
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