Adding email account to windows live mail

I'm trying to add a gmail account to my windows live mail.  After I add the email and password it says "the server has rejected your log in".  I've verified the login is correct.  What do I do now.
 

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Last updated October 20, 2019 Views 1,843 Applies to:
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... "the server has rejected your log in".  I've verified the login is correct. 
There are several reasons why Gmail might not accept your credentials. You can read about them on this page: My client isn't accepting my username and password. Work through each of the suggested remedies on that page, testing Windows Live Mail on completion of each one. It might save time if you start with the fourth one about less secure apps.

Noel Burgess | Certified Pedant | Claims to know a bit about Windows Live Mail

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