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How do I set up outbound SMTP in Magento?


The following example assumes you have already got a fully functional Magento eCommerce solution installed, and the MagePlaza SMTP extension installed and authorised.

If you haven't got the MagePlaza SMTP extension, then you can get it from GitHub and follow the installation instructions here.

Log into your Magento Admin area. 

Under the Store Menu select "Configuration"

Magento Store Configuration Menu


Now select the menu "SMTP" under the "MAGEPLAZA EXTENSIONS"

Magento MagePlaza Extension Menu


Now select the menu "SMTP Configuration Options"


Magento MagePlaza SMTP Configuration Options


Then enter the outMail settings you were provided with.

Magento MagePlaza SMTP Extension settings - with outMail


  • Host = <outMail server provided in the welcome email>
  • Port = 25 (or 587, 2525 or 8025)
  • Protocol = None (see notes below on other options)
  • Authentication = Login
  • Username = <outMail username provided in the welcome email>
  • Password = <outMail password provided in the welcome email>
  • Return-Path Email = Optional

  • Click "Save Changes"

Using SSL or TLS

First get the connector running with the Protocol set to none.

Once you're happy its working you can enable SSL or TLS encryption options by changing the Protocol field.

For SSL, remember you will need to change the port to 465.

For TSL, all ports are supported.

Video Tutorial


Summary of server details

Outgoing server

As provided in your signup email.

Outgoing server protocol


Outgoing server port

25, 465, 587, 2525 or 8025

Authentication Type

Basic Authentication, SSL and TLS supported


As provided


As provided

Uninstalling / Removing outMail

To change your outgoing SMTP server settings away from outMail simply follow the setup guide above and where asked to enter the outgoing SMTP mail server address and login credentials please use those provided to you for the service provider you are moving to.

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