How to find your Own SMTP Server details

JW Scheduler gives you the choice to either use a SMTP Server or use the JW Scheduler Email Server.

Using your Own SMTP Server reduces the chance your emails will me marked as SPAM. Many free email addresses like Gmail or Hotmail allow you to use their SMTP Server to send emails. We recommend you use a free SMTP Server, such as Gmail or Hotmail.

Use Gmail SMTP Server details

Gmail Setup
  1. Open your web browser and visit google.com or gmail.com
  2. Login to your Google Account (same as your Gmail account)
  3. Select your Google Account (in top-right) and click Manage your Google Account
  4. On the left menu, click Security
  5. Scroll down to Less secure app access and Turn on.
JW Scheduler Setup
  1. Click Setup Email button
  2. Select Own SMTP Server
  3. Set Your Name to your name
  4. Set Your Email to your Gmail email address, e.g. [email protected]
  5. Set SMTP Server to: smtp.gmail.com
  6. Set SMTP Username to your Gmail email address, e.g. [email protected]
  7. Set SMTP Password to your Gmail password
  8. Set SMTP Port to 587

Note: When using Gmail SMTP, Your Email and SMTP Username must be the same.

Note: Gmail has a sending limit of 500 emails per day.

Use Hotmail/Live SMTP Server details

Hotmail Setup

No specific setup is required.

JW Scheduler Setup
  1. Click Setup Email button
  2. Select Own SMTP Server
  3. Set Your Name to your name
  4. Set Your Email to your Hotmail email address, e.g. [email protected]
  5. Set SMTP Server to: smtp.live.com
  6. Set SMTP Username to your Hotmail email address, e.g. [email protected]
  7. Set SMTP Password to your Hotmail password
  8. Set SMTP Port to 587

Note: When using Hotmail SMTP, Your Email and SMTP Username must be the same.

Note: Hotmail has a sending limit of 300 emails per day.

Use Other SMTP Server details

Almost all free and paid email providers allow the use of their SMTP server for sending emails. JW Scheduler supports any provided that uses SSL or Secure Email. Please visit your email provider website for their specific SMTP server details.

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