The Gmail IMAP and SMTP servers have been extended to support authorization via the industry-standard OAuth 2.0 protocol. Using OAUTH protocol, user can do authentication by Gmail Web OAuth instead of inputting user and password directly in application.

The topic ‘Client ID and Client Secret code in WP Mail SMTP for Gmail Mailer’ is closed to new replies. Jul 05, 2020 · The first option is to enable 'Less secure apps' within GMAIL. Log into your GMAIL account. Navigate to the 'Less secure apps' page. Toggle to turn this feature 'ON'. Wait at least 1 hour for Google to update this setting. Jun 11, 2020 · SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol) is the industry standard for sending emails. Unlike the PHP mail function, SMTP uses proper authentication, which increases email deliverability. Gmail provides SMTP service that you can use to send out emails from your WordPress site.

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Step 8 - Enter the SMTP server settings Step 9 - Open the Gmail Confirmation email Step 10 - Enter the verification code Step 11 - Verify your settings. In this guide we show you how you can set up your email account in Gmail with POP3. Before you continue, we want to make you aware of the following limitations. Gmail has a limit of 500 recipients a day (a message with one To and one Cc address counts as two messages since it has two recipients) for @gmail.com addresses and 2000 for Google Apps customers, larger SMTP providers usually offer about 200-300 recipients a day for free. Nov 30, 2017 · When adding a Gmail account, there are cases wherein it keeps asking for a password. The issue occurs if the Gmail account has two-step verification enabled and IMAP is disabled. To resolve this issue, you may need to enable IMAP and use an App Password. POP3 Host: pop.gmail.com POP3 Port: 995 TLS Protocol: ON POP3 Username: (your Gmail username) POP3 Password: (your Gmail password) Important: make 100% sure that "POP3 download" in your Gmail settings is set to "Enable POP for mail that arrives from now on". If not, Gmail will send all existing (even read) messages to HESK when it first connects.

As I mentioned, SMTP or Simple Mail Transfer Protocol is the industry standard for sending emails and since it uses proper authentication, it increases your email deliverability. Basically, using Gmail SMTP server keeps your emails from going to spam.