How can I use Google Mail as my SMTP server?
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Gmail Account Settings
First, subscribe for a new gmail account, if you do not already have one.
Log on to GMail, go to Settings and then Forwarding and POP/IMAP.
In the section POP Download: activate Enable POP for mail that arrives from now on and Save your settings.
e107 Mailer Settings
Login to your e107 website.
Go to Admin > Users > Mail > Options.
On e107 Mailer Settings you only need to change the following Email Method settings:
Keep the Pause Settings at this level or HIGHER, or you could get locked out by tripping server anti-spam protection filters.
Bounced Email Processing
The following are only required if you need e107 to login and pick up rejected mail.
Suggest you get the first part working first, as you can see bounced mails back in your inbox anyway.
Never the less the settings are below.
When using the Click to Send Email button, e107 will send a "test mail" to the test address indicated under the button.
Test Example Message
Subject: Test email from e107 Website Name (SMTP) Date: Tue, 5 Jun 2012 07:19:09 -0400 From: Main Admin <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: Test address <email@example.com> This is a test email, it appears that your email settings are working ok! Regards from the e107 website system.
Any mail being sent with the help of smtp.gmail.com is also kept as a copy in the Outbox of your gmail account, so you can check what you site has send away.