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I'm getting an error with my SMTP settings!
I'm getting an error with my SMTP settings!
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Written by Andy Fowler
Updated over a week ago

That's no problem, this article should help.


Besides your username (email address) and password, there are 3 more things you will need to establish an SMTP connection:

  • Hostname/Server

  • Port type

  • Port number

Most email providers' SMTP settings can be found online:


An incorrect hostname/server is the most common cause of SMTP errors.

If my email address is and it is a company Gmail email address, my SMTP hostname is not The correct hostname for a Gmail email address is

If your company uses a Microsoft Exchange server or your email address is provided by any other sort of customized server, you will most likely need to reach out to your email administrator/provider to get the correct SMTP settings.

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