On Friday, 16 August 2019 01:52:39 CEST Garry Williams wrote:
I cannot retrieve mail on Gmail (using IMAP) in Kmail any more.
has worked for many years, but it failing now with
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How can I read mail with Kmail any more?
You need to use App passwords as described in Richard's link.
Previously only needed for sending mail (smtp password) but now needed for
receiving (imap) too because they disabled Oauth for KMail.
But to make it work, you need to change a couple of settings.
Go to the Advanced Tab
In Connection Settings, don't use Auto-detect with "Gmail" as
And use this with your App password given by Google.