Google Integration. Gmail¶
Note: Before proceeding to this article it's recommended to set up the integration.
Gmail Secure Authentication is available in Google Integration extension. It provides a secure authentication for Gmail accounts via OAuth2. With this extension, you won’t need to store your Gmail password in EspoCRM and enable access for less secure applications in your Google Account settings.
Note: Using in personal email accounts requires 5.9.2 version or later. Using in group email accounts requires 5.8.0 version or later.
Setting-up email account¶
Assuming, that the administrator has already set up the integration.
Create a personal or group email account. Specify IMAP and SMTP parameters for Gmail (hosts:
smtp.gmail.com). Leave Password fields empty. Then, save the record.
After that, Gmail panel should appear on the right. You need to click Connect button. A popup will show up asking for a user consent.
Note: You need to be logged in to Google as a user to which an email address of the current email account record belongs. For example, if you configure email account for firstname.lastname@example.org, you need to log in to Google as a user who has email@example.com email address.
After that, you can test imap connection and sent test email to make sure everything works fine.