IIRC, the only tricky thing you need is to get an APP password for the
account you're using.
 
This article shows how to do it using pure Python:
[1]https://stackabuse.com/how-to-send-emails-with-gmail-using-python/
 
I'm guessing the same would work for Flask-Mail by setting
 
MAIL_SERVER to smtp.gmail.com
MAIL_PORT to 465
MAIL_USE_TLS to True
MAIL_USERNAME to your gmail address
MAIL_PASSWORD to your app password
 

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So, what is the magic elixir needed to get a valid google account to
accept
an email from Python (with flask-mail) and send it out?

 

Lots of 2 year old discussions on the internet, but I've not seen
anything
recent enough (over two years old) to pay attention to.

 

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