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Michael Burrows
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Setup a contact form in React that sends email using Node.js

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Yash Purohit

Error: Invalid login: 535-5.7.8 Username and Password not accepted. Learn more at
535 5.7.8 support.google.com/mail/?p=BadCred... o13sm2178229pfp.26 - gsmtp
at SMTPConnection._formatError (F:\Contact Form\backend\node_modules\nodemailer\lib\smtp-connection\index.js:774:19)
at SMTPConnection._actionAUTHComplete (F:\Contact Form\backend\node_modules\nodemailer\lib\smtp-connection\index.js:1513:34)
at SMTPConnection. (F:\Contact Form\backend\node_modules\nodemailer\lib\smtp-connection\index.js:540:26)
at SMTPConnection._processResponse (F:\Contact Form\backend\node_modules\nodemailer\lib\smtp-connection\index.js:932:20)
at SMTPConnection._onData (F:\Contact Form\backend\node_modules\nodemailer\lib\smtp-connection\index.js:739:14)
at TLSSocket.SMTPConnection._onSocketData (F:\Contact Form\backend\node_modules\nodemailer\lib\smtp-connection\index.js:189:44)
at TLSSocket.emit (events.js:210:5)
at addChunk (_stream_readable.js:309:12)
at readableAddChunk (_stream_readable.js:290:11)
at TLSSocket.Readable.push (_stream_readable.js:224:10) {
code: 'EAUTH',
response: '535-5.7.8 Username and Password not accepted. Learn more at\n' +
'535 5.7.8 support.google.com/mail/?p=BadCred... o13sm2178229pfp.26 - gsmtp',
responseCode: 535,
command: 'AUTH PLAIN'

i got this error

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Rees Harper

Google most likely blocked your login due to security concerns

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Code Ware Technologies

Turning on less secure Apps solved this error for me. Good luck.
myaccount.google.com/lesssecureapps

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Lucas

Nice tutorial, thank you !

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Larry

Great tutorial worked like a charm!!

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ddewzy

localhost:3000 says message failed localhost:5000 says cannot GET/ how do i fix this?

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Rees Harper

Make sure you are using a post request.

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Kyle

For me using "from: name" in the email sending was unsuccessful. I ended up changing it to "sender: email" and that worked.

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