Can´t connect Google Mail account in Windows 8 Mail App

Hey Guys,

after the big update of the communication apps in Windows 8 i can´t connect google services to these Apps!

Main problem: I can´t connect my Gmail account to the Windows 8 Mail App !!

What can i do to resolve this annoying issue?
Same to me.
From yesterday i'm not able to sync or add my google account, i always receive an authentication error.
Credentials are correct and i don't have second level auth. on Google Account...

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Hi,

 

If you have already added the GMail Account to the Mail App, then you can still access your Gmail account and contacts in the Mail app, but, you may need to re-sync your account after updating the app.

 

Check these links:

 

http://news.cnet.com/8301-10805_3-57576296-75/microsoft-updates-windows-8-mail-calendar-and-people-apps/

 

 

http://news.cnet.com/8301-10805_3-57576252-75/windows-8-app-updates-nix-google-activesync-support/

 

 

 

 

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Fu**ing Microsoft! 

"We can't connect...because Google no longer supports Exchange ActiveSync," reads a message suggesting users try to reconnect their accounts to the Mail, Calendar, and People apps in Windows 8.


 I couldn´t reconnect my account because this error!

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So only IMAP?
The original Microsoft Article refers to calendar and not mail...
I'm only a windows 8 user a can use gmail web page, but Windows Phone users...this is a BIG PROBLEM! 
Specially for Calendar.
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Hello,

 

Please see How to sync Google services with Windows for information on how to Sync Google email.

 

Mark

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