How to configure SMTP mail in Joomla

SMTP settings in Joomla

This topic shows you how to configure SMTP mail for Joomla.

Firstly, open  “System->Global configuration” in the top menu in the admin panel and choose the tab “Server”. Find the “Mail settings” and select SMTP in the “Mailer” drop down list. In the “From email” field type your mail and name in the “From name”. Further, follow fields in depending on your mail server. You can find the settings for the different mails below or easy google it by request like “SMTP google”. On the screenshot below you can find default settings for the google SMTP.

Joomla SMTP

Settings for Gmail

E-mail – test@gmail.com
SMTP Authentication – Yes
SMTP Security – SSL
SMTP Port – 465
SMTP Usernametest@gmail.com
SMTP Password – email password
SMTP Host – smtp.gmail.com

Turn on account access here and unblock captcha here.

 

Settings for Yahoo

E-mail – test@yahoo.com
SMTP Authentication – Yes
SMTP Security – SSL
SMTP Port – 465
SMTP Usernametest@yahoo.com
SMTP Password – email password
SMTP Host – smtp.mail.yahoo.com

Settings for Hotmail

E-mail – test@hotmail.com
SMTP Authentication – Yes
SMTP Security – SSL
SMTP Port – 587
SMTP Usernametest@hotmail.com
SMTP Password – email password
SMTP Host – smtp.live.com

Settings for AOL

E-mail – test@aol.com
SMTP Authentication – Yes
SMTP Security – SSL
SMTP Port – 587
SMTP Usernametest@aol.com
SMTP Password – email password
SMTP Host – smtp.aol.com

Read about SMTP errors here.

 

 

 

 

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