Updating Your GMail Scan to Email with Your Xerox Device

Do you have a problem getting the scan to email to work with your Gmail account? If so, then it may be time for you to change the settings on your multifunction device or Xerox printer. The security update will allow you to safely connect to the Gmail account. You can find out how to set up the Wi-Fi on the network settings update. You can also take the following steps:

Security Update

You need to have the two factor authentication enabled in order for this to work. You need to create a password for the app. The app password will allow you to securely use the scan to email when the printer connects to your Gmail servers.

Creating a Password for the Gmail app

1.) Open Gmail in your browser
2.)Click on your name or avatar
3.) Click the Manage Your Google Account option
4.) Select the security category, which you can find on the left side of the page.
5.)Click on the app passwords. You can find this under Signing into Google. Put in your Gmail password.
6.) Choose Select app from the list of the existing app passwords.
7.) Select the application that you want to create an app password for, which is Mail.
8.)Choose a device. You can choose Windows Computer or another device.
9.)Click generate and done.

Your password needs to be at least 16 characters long. Put your password in the mail app. Avoid using spaces in the password. Avoid saving the password anywhere.

Using the Wi-Fi as the Primary Network

You may not need to use this for every device. The specific steps that you need to take will depend on the model that you have. You may be able to find the steps on the support page. It is also important to note that every printer does not have Wi-Fi capability. You may be able to avoid errors when you try to use scan to email if you set up the Wi-Fi.