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How to Use Google’s Free SMTP Server

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How to use Google’s free SMTP server as outgoing mail server? Yes Google’s Gmail offers a free SMTP server which can be used anyone who has Gmail account. Follow the steps given below to configure it.

1) Login to your Gmail account. If you do not have any Gmail account creates an account.

2) Click the button ‘Settings’.

3) Go to the option ‘Accounts and Imports’.

Google'S Free Smtp Server

4) Click on ‘Add another email address you own’.

Google'S Free Smtp Server

5) Enter the email address and click the option ‘Next Step’.

Google'S Free Smtp Server

6) Click the button ‘Send Verification’ to complete the process.

7) Go to email account to set up SMTP server.

8) Go to the settings section and use the following details to configure the SMTP server.

Outgoing Mail (SMTP) Server: smtp.gmail.com

Use Authentication: Yes

Use Secure Connection: Yes (this can be TLS or SSL depending on your mail client)

Username: Gmail account

Password: Gmail password

Port: 465 or 587

Note : Google do have a mail sending limit if you are using this portable SMTP server. It’s 99 mails per day, per user accounts. If the limit is reached, it will be removed after 24 hours. So keep that in mind.

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