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HD: How to setup Gmail for mail alert on HD cameras?
Last Updated 8 years ago

You may receive error message "Can't find smtp log file.Send mail timeout" "or" “Incorrect username "or" password” when using Gmail for Sender in Mail Settings. Please kindly follow the steps below to have a troubleshooting.

Step 1:
Please make sure you have input the correct settings for Gmail, take the bellow pictures for reference:
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Please click on “Save” before “Test”.

If you have confirmed your mail settings are OK but the test result feedback failed, please try the steps below.

Step 2: Enable “Access for less secure app” in your gmail settings.

1. Go to and login your gmail account;

2. Click on “Settings” behind“Access for less secure apps”, then choose “Enable”.

Step 3:
Create a separate password for your camera.
Please refer below link below about the Application-specific password required

Step 4:
You can try to disable the 2-Step Verification temporarily.
1. Go to and login your gmail account;
2. Choose to “Disable” the 2-Step Verification.



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