How to configure Gmail as the SMTP server

If you are using Gmail as your e-mail and you don’t have your own SMTP server, you can take advantage of using Gmail as your SMTP server in Kentico.
As first, take note, that your user name must be typed in the FULL format: and also don't forget to enable SSL.
You can watch the following video to see an example of configuring SMTP server with Gmail in Kentico:

Unfortunately Gmail doesn't use standard SMTP ports (probably their security policy), so you have to add the port number into the SMTP server address field.  With SSL enabled it would be:


See also: Set up POP in mail clients, SMTP server configuration

Applies to: Kentico 5.x - 7.x
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