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What is SMTP?

The SMTP server is a configuration setting within all pop E-mail applications. When using a pop E-mail application such as Outlook, Gmail or Icloud etc. The SMTP server setting must be configured correctly or outgoing mail will not be sent. (Normally, checking mail will still work if the SMTP server is not configured correctly within your pop mail application).

What is SMTP?

SMTP, or Simple Mail Transfer Protocol, is the standard protocol for sending email. It’s been around since the early days of email and is still in use today. When you send an email, your computer contacts the recipient’s mail server and sends the message using SMTP. SMTP is a text-based protocol, which means that it uses plain text to send email messages. This is in contrast to other protocols like POP3 and IMAP, which are designed for retrieving email from a server. SMTP is a relatively simple protocol. It doesn’t have the bells and whistles of some of the newer protocols, but it gets the job done. SMTP is designed for sending email, and that’s what it does best.

Here are some of the most commonly used mail providers and their SMTP settings + ports:

==> aol.com smtp.aol.com 587 – TLS
==> aol.co.uk smtp.aol.com 587 – TLS
===> gmail.com smtp.gmail.com 465 / 587 – SSL / TLS
==> hotmail.com smtp-mail.outlook.com 587 – TLS
==> icloud.com smtp.mail.me.com 587 / 587 – SSL / TLS
==> live.com smtp-mail.outlook.com 587 – TLS
==> me.com smtp.mail.me.com 587 / 587 – SSL / TLS
==> office365.com smtp.office365.com 587 / 587 – SSL / TLS
==> virgin.net smtp.virgin.net 465 – SSL
==> yahoo.com smtp.mail.yahoo.com 587 / 465 – TLS / SSL

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