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Email Server Configuration Help

Email Server Configuration Help

Use this information when setting up the Excel Email Manager.

Be sure to get build 2.47 or newer. Check your build number against the latest available build here: Get the latest build.

This page includes specific information for popular email providers.

gmail

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

Office365 / Outlook.com

Enter your Microsoft the username and password you use to login at https://www.office.com  or https://outlook.live.com

Enter the email address of the hosted email account you’ll be sending from. Sometimes these values are the same, but sometimes they’re different.

Yahoo

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.

Use only a yahoo.com Reply To email address. Leave the field blank or use the same email you’re sending from.