How to Configure Gmail SMTP Settings

Sending and receiving emails is an essential part of daily business communication. If you use Gmail as your email client, you’ll need to set up the correct SMTP settings in order for your messages to be delivered properly. This can be a bit of a challenge, so today we’re going to walk you through the process step-by-step.

First, open your Gmail account and click on the gear icon in the upper right-hand corner. From the drop-down menu, select “Settings.”

Scroll down to the “Send mail as:” section and click on the “Add another email address” link.

In the new window that pops up, enter your name and the email address you want to use. Then, click on the “Next Step” button.

On the next page, leave the “Treat as an alias” box checked and click on the “Next Step” button again.

Now you’ll need to enter the SMTP server settings for your account. If you’re using Gmail, these are:
SMTP Server:; Port: 465; Username: your full Gmail address (including; Password: your Gmail password; Authentication required before sending mail: Yes; TLS/SSL required: Yes. Once you’ve entered all of this information, click on the “Add Account” button.
You should now see a message that says “Your other email has been added to your Gmail account.” Click on the “Next Step” button and then on the “Finish” button. You can now begin sending and receiving emails from your new account!
If you have any trouble with this process, Google has a helpful support article that can walk you through it step-by-step.
Conclusion: Setting up your SMTP settings may seem like a daunting task, but it’s actually quite simple once you know what to do. Just follow these steps and you’ll have everything set up in no time!

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