How to Install & Setup Easy WP SMTP in WordPress

In this guide we will show you how to install and setup the Easy WP SMTP plugin in WordPress. It is highly recommended to use SMTP with authentication to send emails from your WordPress website. This increases the probability of your email being delivered successfully, instead of being flagged as spam. Since you cannot add your SMTP settings to the WordPress Dashboard by default, you must use a 3rd party plugin to add this functionality. Of the many SMTP plugins available for WordPress, Easy WP SMTP is by far the most popular.

Installing the Easy WP SMTP plugin

  1. Log in to you WordPress Dashboard.
  2. Click Plugins in the left navigation menu.
    WordPress Plugins menu
  3. Click Add New on the Plugins page.
    Installing Plugins in WordPress
  4. In the Search Plugins field, type Easy WP SMTP then click the Enter key.
  5. You will see the Easy WP SMTP plugin listed. Click the Install Now button next to it.
    Installing SMTP Plugin
  6. The plugin will then be installed. Click the Activate Plugin link to turn it on.
    Easy WP SMTP enable

How to Setup Easy WP SMTP

  1. Log in to you WordPress Dashboard.
  2. Click Plugins in the left navigation menu.
  3. You will see the Easy WP SMTP plugin listed, click the Settings link.
    Setting up SMTP Settings in WordPress
  4. On the General Settings page, fill in your SMTP settings, then click the Save Changes button.
    Saving General SMTP Settings

    You will then see a Settings saved message. Now you will use your SMTP server to send emails from your WordPress website by default!

Congratulations, now you how to setup and install the Easy WP SMTP plugin in WordPress

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