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What Are the Gmail SMTP Settings?


Question: What Are the Gmail SMTP Settings?

Looking for the Gmail SMTP server settings?

Answer: The Gmail SMTP server settings for sending mail through Gmail from any email program are:

  • Gmail SMTP server address: smtp.gmail.com
  • Gmail SMTP user name: Your full Gmail address (e.g. example@gmail.com)
  • Gmail SMTP password: Your Gmail password
  • Gmail SMTP port: 465
  • Gmail SMTP TLS/SSL required: yes

To download mail from Gmail to your email program, see the

For detailed instructions on setting up Gmail in your email program or service, see

(Updated January 2012)

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