Using Gmail in ViewCommander

Click Here for a Video Tutorial on Email Notifications (skip to minute 1:55 for Gmail) 

In the System Settings under the “Email” tab, choose “Use a Gmail Account”. Fill out the necessary information. Click here for more information. If you send a “Test Email” and you get the popup show below, you will need to log into your Gmail account to do additional setup. 

1. Log in to your Gmail account and click on the icon in the top right corner

2.  Click “Manage your Google Account”

3. On the left side choose “Security”

4. Select “2-Step Verification”

5. Click “Get Started”

6. Enter your Gmail password

7. Enter a cell phone number that you have access to

8. Enter the code that is texted to you

9. “Turn On” 2-Step Verification

10. Click the back arrow at the top of the page

11. Still under the “Security” section of your account select “App Passwords”

12. Enter your Gmail password

13. From the dropdown box choose “Other (Custom Name)”

14. Enter “ViewCommander” then click “Generate”

15. Highlight and copy the password that is generated

16. Back in ViewCommander Paste this password from Gmail into the  “SMTP Password” field

17. Click on “Test Email” (It should popup indicating an email was successfully sent”

18. Check your inbox for the email from ViewCommander, if you do not see it check your spam folder as well

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