Gmail

Symptoms

  1. You set up e-mail notifications to Gmail.
  2. Sending e-mail notifications fails with:
    Authentication failed

Solution

  1. In your Gmail settings turn on Access for less secure apps:
  2. In Acronis True Image settings specify in this order:

    Introduction

    Email notifications can be set up in two ways:

    1) per backup task (Windows only)

    and/or

    2) universally for all existing and future backup tasks (Windows, Mac)

    Per-backup notifications are more configurable, but are more complicated to set up.

    Global notifications are easy to enable, but are less informative.