SMTP server - Gmail
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You can set up an SMTP server using Gmail in two simple steps:
Enable 2FA verification (on Gmail)
2FA (two-factor authentication) is a multifactor authentication method that improves access security by verifying users.
Create an “App password”
An auto-generated password to secure your app.
Open your google account settings, you can use this link https://myaccount.google.com
Click on the security option
Enable 2-Step verification
Click on the “App passwords” option (right below the 2-Step verification
You may be asked to re-enter your google password, proceed
Click on the “Select app” drop-down menu
Select the “Custom” option
Choose a name for your app
Click on the “Generate” button
Make sure to copy the value of the generated password and save it (you will not be able to retrieve this password if you lose it)
Click on the “Done” button
That is it! Now you can use your App password and email address to customize your email communication.
Hint: The port number for Gmail SMTP is 587.