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Email Server Configuration Help

Email Server Configuration Help

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gmail

1) Use port 465.

2) Enable ‘less secure apps’ in gmail’s preferences. Use this link to access the preference:  https://myaccount.google.com/lesssecureapps

 

Yahoo

1) Use port 465. 

2) Create and use an App Password:
  • Log into your yahoo account.
  • Hover your mouse over your account name in the upper right corner and then click Account Info on the popup that appears.
  • Click Account Security.
  • Click Manage App Passwords. A popup window will appear.
  • Select Other App from the bottom of the app list and then enter “BRC email” or similar for the app name (it doesn’t really matter) and then click Generate.
  • Copy the resulting password and then paste it into the Excel Email Manager’s Email Configuration window in the password field.

3) When sending email, don’t use a Reply To address that is not a yahoo email address. Leave the field blank or use the same email you’re sending from.