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How to use Google's free SMTP server?

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HomeOffice:
Google's GMail offers a free SMTP server which can be used by anyone who has a GMail account.

If you don't have a GMail account, you can create one at the GMail account creation page.

Then all you need to do is configure your mail client to use GMail for outgoing mail server.

The details you should use are:
 
Outgoing Mail (SMTP) Server: smtp.gmail.com
Use Authentication: Yes
Use Secure Connection: Yes (this can be TLS or SSL depending on your mail client)
Username: your GMail account
Password: your GMail password
Port: 465 or 587

Clarke87:
Thanks mate for sharing really informative tips about SMTP server.

Randy:
You can review more detailed information about the Google SMTP configuration at Google also.

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