How to enable less secure apps setting in G Suite?

  • Sign in to your Google Admin console.
  • From the Admin console Home page, go to Security >>Less secure apps.
  • To apply the setting to everyone, leave the top organizational unit selected. Otherwise, select a child organizational unit or a configuration group.
  • Select the setting for less secure apps:
    • Disable access to less secure apps (Recommended):
      • Users can’t turn on access to less secure apps.
      • When you disable access to less secure apps while a less secure app has an open connection with a user account, the app will time out when it tries to refresh the connection. Timeout periods vary per app.
    • Allow users to manage their access to less secure apps:
      • Users can turn on or turn off access to less secure apps.
  • Click Save.

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