Al F Posted January 7, 2016 Report Share Posted January 7, 2016 HELP!! I am running Thunderbird on windows 7. I have been using Thunderbird for 6-10 years. Thunderbird is up to date with upgrades. I am at 38.5.0 This afternoon I got this email to my alternate gmail account: Hi Al,Someone just tried to sign in to your Google Account "email@example.com" from an app that doesn't meet modern security standards. The above email came down to my thunderbird application to my alternate gmail account & folder. The next time Thunderbird tried to connect to Gmail to bring down emails from the failing gmail account I get invalid password or user name. Also thunderbird prompts me to retry or enter new password. Even though I enter the correct password (I have tried many times) it still says invalid PW or username. I am using the "pop" mail server where the emails download to my laptop. I can log on to my gmail account from a web browser and my smart phone (although I don't normally access my email with my smart phone. In thunderbird I saved my inbox and sent folders to a new folder and deleted from thunderbird the account which is having the problem. When I try to add the just deleted gmail account in thunderbird as a "POP" mail server I get a message that the username or password is invalid. However if I add the just deleted gmail account as an "IMAP" mail server it works find and I can see my emails. Does anyone have suggestions???? Thanks. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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