ADMIN > SETTINGS > SMTP Email Settings
What will SMTP do for me?
Once you have configured SMTP, you will have more email options available to you, for example you will be able to send emails for the purpose of marketing or general communication via your business or personal email.
Most email services support SMTP which stands for Simple Mail transfer Protocol).
SMTP provides a method by which an application (such as Pet Sitter Plus) can send emails via your personal or your business email service.
If your email provider supports SMTP then you can connect your Pet Sitter Plus account with your personal or your business email service.
This check box switches SMTP email integration on or off. You need to provide all SMTP credentials for this feature to work.
What can go wrong with SMTP and why should I check the box "Only Use For Direct Emails".
Copy your company email address on every direct email you send to clients.
Enter your SMTP credentials to enable the option to link your personal or business email to Pet Sitter Plus.
If you are connecting a Gmail account to Pet Sitter Plus via SMTP, your first attempt to connect might fail. This is normal and here's some instructions on how to fix it.
If you are connecting a Hotmail account to Pet Sitter Plus via SMTP, your first attempt to connect might fail. This is normal and here's some instructions on how to fix it.
If you are trying to connect your business or personal email to Pet Sitter Plus for the first time and you receive an error message "Connection Failed", here are some troubleshooting guidelines;
If your SMTP connection was working fine, but now you suspect that your clients are not receiving your emails, the chances are you have changed the password for your email account without updating it in SMTP.
A table containing SMTP email credentials for commonly used email services.
Will my email provider limit the number of emails I can send in a day? - Of course they will!
This page explains
the recommended settings to be used when connecting your business or personal email to Pet Sitter Plus via SMTP.
What sender email will appear on the emails that you consequently send.
Today, in an effort to curb spam, most residential ISP's and cloud hosting suppliers block email from port 25 which is why you should avoid using this port.