Gmail SMTP Server and Port Settings

Step 1: Choose your configuration option

How to configure Gmail SMTP settings
To send mail from your device or application using Gmail servers, follow the steps for the option you chose. Without this does not matter what provider you will use, any email can finish in spam, bc. You configure these options within the device or application. Had to enable the Less Secure Apps option but will do for the time being. As long as you have the correct mailbox host, port number, and username and password, you should be able to connect without any problems.

Step 2: Send mail from your device or application

Gmail POP3, IMAP and SMTP settings

Found lots of discussion and solutions on web but the only one that worked and without a plugin was the solution provided here by Peter Cralen here. I was having the same issue. Your comment helped me a lot. This solved my issue, too! I could not send emails from my iPhone after having it inactive since February this year and reactivating it in the last week. I am not able to get this plugin to work for me. The site is hosted by GoDaddy. Does that have anything to do with the problem?

As long as you have the correct mailbox host, port number, and username and password, you should be able to connect without any problems. This plugin looks sweet, Jason. Gonna test this out and see how things go. Anyway I checked your plugin and it looks really cool, for smtp Gmail one which handle this issue right way. Good job Also I did not know, that password via smtp has to be send in plain text, that explain why all plugins handle it this way.

After setting both up, Mandrill is 10x easier no joke. Thanks for the Pingback Ryan. Gmail was never built for transactional email. We definitely recommend using the other transaction email products. This is just for the rare case people choose to use gmail anyway. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. We use cookies to understand how you use our site and improve your experience.

By continuing to use our site, you accept our cookie use and our Privacy Policy. Skip to content Press enter. Get pro WordPress tips or your money back! Your full Gmail address e. Never miss another one. If you liked this article, you'll love these. Thanks for the info.

Funny that WooCommerce support pretty much agreed to disagree that I solved the issue this way. With this post you just gave me a solution for my problem. Glad it was helpful, Korey. Thanks for the heads up, Peter. Leave a Reply Cancel reply You have to agree to the comment policy. Fully qualified domain name of SMTP service smtp-relay. Dynamic IPs are allowed, but a static IP might be required due to authentication requirements. Send mail from your device or application To send mail from your device or application using Gmail servers, follow the steps for the option you chose.

Configure your device to connect to smtp-relay. For more details about using this setting, see SMTP relay service setting. Ensure that the account has a secure password.

For example, if your sending device sends from Privacy Policy Terms of Service. Gmail Help Forum Forum. In the top right, click Settings. Yes if available Requires Authentication: Yes Port for SSL: Try these troubleshooting steps Update your email client to the latest version. Use an App Password: If you use 2-Step Verification, try signing in with an App Password.

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