Common 3rd party SMTP settings

In some occasions, users may want to connect to an external mail service such as Gmail or Yahoo when sending mail from their website. In this article, we will be outlining the settings required for sending mail with various 3rd party mail services when using an email client such as Thunderbird or Outlook.

If you are unsure what your email settings are, you can find them with our Email Configuration tool.

Gmail SMTP Settings

  • Host: smtp.gmail.com

  • SMTP Port (TLS): 587

  • SMTP Port (SSL): 465

  • Username: Your full Gmail address (example@gmail.com)

  • Password: Your Gmail password

  • TLS/SSL Required: Yes

Yahoo SMTP Settings

  • Host: smtp.mail.yahoo.com

  • SMTP Port: 465

  • Username: Your full Yahoo address (example@yahoo.com)

  • Password: Your Yahoo password

  • TLS/SSL Required: Yes

Yahoo Mail Plus SMTP Settings

  • Host: smtp.mail.yahoo.com

  • SMTP Port: 465

  • Username: Your full Yahoo address (example@yahoo.com)

  • Password: Your Yahoo password

  • TLS/SSL Required: Yes

Outlook.com SMTP Settings

  • Host: smtp.live.com

  • SMTP Port: 587

  • Username: Your full Outlook.com address (example@outlook.com)

  • Password: Your Outlook.com password

  • TLS/SSL Required: Yes

Hotmail.com SMTP Settings

  • Host: smtp.live.com

  • SMTP Port: 587

  • Username: Your full Hotmail.com address (example@hotmail.com)

  • Password: Your Hotmail.com password

  • TLS/SSL Required: Yes

Office365.com SMTP Settings

  • Host: smtp.office365.com

  • SMTP Port: 587

  • Username: Your full email address that is configured to use Office365 (example@example.com)

  • Password: Your password configured for the chosen email address.

  • TLS/SSL Required: Yes

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