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APEX Mail Stop Working When Using Gmail SMTP And the Google Account Option “Less Secure App Access” is Disabled (Doc ID 2872871.1)

Last updated on JUNE 01, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Application Express (APEX) - Version 21.2 and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When using Gmail SMTP for APEX Mail, the option "Less Secure App Access” from Google Accounts must be enabled.

However, Google has anounced that this options will be dessupported by end of May 2022:

How to configure Gmail SMTP for APEX Mail then?


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