Gmail SMTP Settings
SMPT is abbreviated for ‘Simple Mail Transfer Protocol. It is one of the well known and widely used
web based mailing solution; Gmail facilitates SMTP server to send mail from any network for any
email address. It delivers the mail from your mail client and receives your email coming from your
own domain: the feature of sending mails on your own account is mentioned as the sender’s name or
Gmail address. We can also say that, one can mail to the third party software. The third party programs
include: Outlook Express, Eudora, K-mail, Thunderbird, Evolution, Sylpheed.
SMTP services are especially helpful for the travelers who make use of their ISP’s SMTP server to
convey mails with their respective email programs. They feel themselves in a blind when they are on
some another network far from house or office such as at some coffee shop, airport or with relatives.
However, if they have got them a Gmail account, they can utilize the offers of Gmail SMTP server for
their mailing procedures.
Once, you got yourself a Gmail account, a few Gmail SMTP settings can comfort you! The Gmail SMTP
settings for delivering emails through Gmail from any other email program are:
Gmail SMTP server address: smtp.gmail.com
Gmail SMTP user name: smtp.gmail.com (your complete Gmail address)
In case of other web based sites, for Hotmail use; Hotmail SMTP Address: smtp.live.com.
Gmail SMTP password: Your Gmail password
Gmail SMTP port: 465 or 587.
It is said and verified that both these ports bring into process the same kinds of work nevertheless; port
465 does not offer you the facilities of check but for port 587 check has to be done. This is ensured to
out-list or block the spam mails.
Gmail SMTP TLS/SSL required: yes (due to precautions and reliability of safe and untouched sent mails)