B. You may need to also set some "Extra Options" on the 4th tab, depending on your mail server.
Type-in one of the following (default = CRAM-MD5)
SMTPPORT=587 ** (if your server uses port 587 instead of 110)
If you want to turn on Logging (for trouble-shooting):
SMTP=LOGFILE (A log file name EmailLogFile.txt will get generated in your working folder.) SIMPLE (but limited) Email Set-up:
If you don't have - or don't know - your SMTP email settings, you can use the Google public email service.
This is very simple to set-up but limits you to sending your email
notifications to gmail accounts only.
Email Outgoing SMTP Server: aspmx.L.google.com
Username, Password: Leave blank (none required)
Email TO: This MUST be a gmail account where the email will be sent. For example: PeterPan1902@gmail.com SIMPLE UNIVERSAL Email Set-up:
This method seems to be the most universal way to set-up your outgoing email.
Go to www.SMTP2Go.com, a private commercial email service, and create an account with your
email address and create a password for yourself.
In your account, you may be asked to define a "Sender Domain". This is optional and not necessary.
Define the "Sender Username" to be ABCPlastics.com (or whatever) and create
a password, such as abc!, for that sender name.
Then in SPC Express Global Preferences, set the
Email Outgoing SMTP Server: mail.smtp2go.com
Username, Password: ABCPlastics.com,abc!
You should also define SMTPPORT=587 in the Extra Options field in Global Preferences.
Note: You may have to pay for this service depending on your email volume.
1,000 emails/month = FREE
10,000 emails/month = $10 / month