enewsletter won't accept any email credentials

No matter which email, or settings I use for the eNewsletter plugin using the smtp settings I receive this error:

Failed to send test email! - Please check your outgoing email settings and server config to see if selected ports are open. Error details: The following From address failed: bindthesoul@gmail.com : Called Mail() without being connected

  • Tyler Postle
    • CGO

    Hey Darrell,

    Hope you're doing well today and thanks for your question!

    Can you make sure that you have the fields setup like this:

    From email: your gmail
    SMTP outgoing server: smtp.gmail.com
    SMTP username: your gmail
    SMTP password: your gmail password
    SMTP port: 465
    Secure SMTP: SSL

    Then test connection and let us know if it is still giving you an error or not :slight_smile: if it is, then it's likely that your web host is blocking the 465 port and you will want to contact them to make sure it's accessible.

    Look forward to hearing back!

    All the best,

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