"Authentication failed" with Gmail and Outlook.com

Greeting

I’m interested in how to make sure I can receive gmail and outlook on K9 on the new Huawei p40 because I get an “authentication failed”

Thank you in advance

Hi

You’ll probably have to enable IMAP and/or set up an app password.

For Gmail: https://support.google.com/mail/answer/7126229?hl=en
For Outlook: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/office/pop-imap-and-smtp-settings-for-outlook-com-d088b986-291d-42b8-9564-9c414e2aa040 and https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/office/add-your-outlook-com-account-to-another-mail-app-or-smart-device-73f3b178-0009-41ae-aab1-87b80fa94970

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Thank you very much
I will look

Hi there. I am having the same problem as above, with trying to add back 2 of my 3 Gmail accounts. I had purchased a new phone, and tried to set up K9 to how I had the app in my old phone. I was able to add one Gmail account and got that working, but the other two accounts would not work at all, I keep getting the “authentication failed” notice. I have tried changing each password which hasn’t helped, and I have tried the suggestions in the above links, but that hasn’t helped. I’m not sure what is going wrong with this, since my other Gmail account worked fine.
Any help would be very much appreciated.