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# 214509 15-May-2017 12:13
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A friend of mine has just bought O365 for Outlook, Word, etc but couldn't get their 'blah@yahoo.co.nz' email setup. It kept asking for the password so they called me !


I logged in via the web browser ok and saw an automated email to say a login attempt had been blocked due to the request coming from an app not meeting modern security standards.....Outlook for O365 ?


I tried the solution which was to 'Allow apps that use less secure sign-in' and now Outlook can set the account up.


It's using IMAP/SSL settings, so what's all that about ?


Is Outlook using SSL/IMAP settings not considered secure ?


 


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  # 1782474 15-May-2017 12:16
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I had the same thing recently trying to get a Gmail account loaded into Outlook (for testing HTML email templates). Ended up giving up and just signing up for a new @Outlook email address.


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  # 1782486 15-May-2017 12:41
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The pot calling the kettle black


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