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How to configure TaskCentre to use the Gmail (Google mail) server


NOTE: This article has been updated and moved to the Codeless Platforms Documentation Portal.

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This knowledge base article will outline how Gmail (Google mail) can be used as the TaskCentre mail server.


  • Minimum build requirement of TaskCentre v4.7 or above, due to further enhancements to Google’s SSL modifications
  • Within your Gmail account settings turn on Allow less secure apps — go to: My Account -> Sign-in & security -> Connected apps & sites
Note: This option is only available when accessing your Gmail account settings via a browser, not the app.


  1. Open the Send Email (SMTP) global configuration: Manage > Tools > Output > Send Email (SMTP)
  2. Configure the Main and Advanced tabs as follows using your Gmail account credentials where required:Capture1
Article originally published 03 December 2015 — Article updated 23 June 2017