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Setting up & Troubleshooting Gmail for SMTP

Last Updated: Aug 17, 2016 02:11PM EDT




This article provides a walkthrough on how to set up Gmail for your SMTP Server. Successfully setting up your mail server gives your device access to send out emails on a specific mailing network.

Steps for Gmail setup
 

  1. In Developer mode (10.99.99.1), navigate to the "Mail Settings" tab.
     
  2. Click on the SMTP Server drop down box.
     
  3. Select "Use Gmail SMTP Server".
     
  4. Enter Gmail username in the username field (Only enter the information before @gmail.com).
     
  5. Enter your Gmail password.
     
  6. Enter a recipient email in the Send Daily Status Email to field, then click save.

    *Note* If the send test email does not work check that port 465 is open on your network and that your password is correct.




     
  7. Take a look at your Gmail account security settings and make sure that "Access for less secure apps" is enabled from https://www.google.com/settings/security/lesssecureapps
 


If Gmail isn't working see this article: Setting up a Custom Mail Server

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