How to use Google as a free SMTP server?

Google's Gmail SMTP server is a free SMTP service and there’s no cost involved in routing email through Google’s SMTP servers. This makes it possible for clients to send business and personal emails, newsletters or notifications with their custom domain name.

To configure your Solelyweb email service to use Google’s SMTP servers, open the account settings menu in your Google Gmail email client. For more details on configuring email in specific clients, click her

To use Gmail's SMTP server, you will need the following settings for your outgoing emails:

  • Outgoing Mail (SMTP) Server: smtp.gmail.com
  • Use Authentication: Yes
  • Use Secure Connection: Yes (TLS or SSL depending on your mail client/website SMTP plugin)
  • Username: your Gmail account (e.g. user@gmail.com)
  • Password: your Gmail password
  • Port: 465 (SSL required) or 587 (TLS required)

Click here to learn what an SMTP is.

Click here learn about SMTP relays.

Click here to learn how to setup smtp in your email client.

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