# Correct password is not accepted for Evolution

Evolution does not accept my password when I try to send/receive mail. I have set up my gmail account in Evolution with these settings:

SEND: smtp.gmail.com
RECEIVE: pop.gmail.com (also tried imap and pop3 with .gmail.com)
ENCRYPTION: SSL


I also created a "Postfix" file as I had tried almost everything else and I came across it while searching for solutions, although why you should need to go to that amount of trouble just to setup email I do not know.

Also disabled the Firewall and deleted/recreated the account again (several times) Nothing works, it simply will not accept my CORRECT Password. I also tried many default passwords, e.g root, admin, Admin, Administrator, my "Keyring" password, my system login password etc..nothing works...PLEASE...HELP

• "I had tried almost everything else and I came across it while searching for solutions" If there are things you've tried that you haven't detailed here, I suggest editing your question to describe them, too. – Eliah Kagan Sep 20 '14 at 14:42
• Apart from what Anders pointed out in his answer, could it be you've got some "special characters" in your password? I've had a similar issue when setting up Evolution to work with my ownCloud account while having a \$ in my password. Changing my password to a different one not including that solved the problem for me. – Izzy Sep 21 '14 at 14:56