Google Apps: Mail can’t connect to the server Gmail (sending email)

I had problems (got prompted continuously for my password, and couldn’t send out email) until I went into Mail preferences and unchecked Outgoing Mail use only this server. After I unchecked, I saved my changes and it worked!

Google Apps: Mail_cant_connect_to_the_account_Gmail

About Steven Chu

Hi, I'm Steven! I'm an entrepreneur, photographer and art director in New York. Follow this blog for self expression, fun, and most importantly: looking comfortable, at ease, and amazing in your photos no matter who takes them! I dedicate this to my amazing friends who have let me inadvertently turn all of our hangouts and travel photos into a never ending photoshoot of fun. The proof is in the pudding-- our photos rock. My other projects: I'm the founder of, a face-to-face tech concierge service for NYC. Book a techie to walk you through something you want to learn! My work focuses on socially engaged art projects which use technology to create access to resources for communities. Visit Steven Chu Studio ( for branding & design work or Steven Chu ( for photography projects.

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