Google SMTP Server – How to Send Emails for Free

To use Gmail’s SMTP server, you will need the following settings for your outgoing emails:

  • Outgoing Mail (SMTP) Server: smtp.gmail.com
  • Use Authentication: Yes
  • Use Secure Connection: Yes (TLS or SSL depending on your mail client/website SMTP plugin)
  • Username: your Gmail account (e.g. user@gmail.com)
  • Password: your Gmail password
  • Port: 465 (SSL required) or 587 (TLS required)