How to Set Up the Gmail Mailer in WP Mail SMTP?

How to Set Up the Gmail Mailer in WP Mail SMTP

Proceed with the steps that are given below to configure your Gmail Mailer in WP Mail.

  1. Make sure to download and activate the WP Mail SMTP plugin prior to the setup.
  2. Once you have bought a license, download the WP Mail SMTP plugin.
  3. Navigate to the WP Mail SMTP section and click Settings.
  4. You can see the From Email option on the top of the screen.
  5. Enter your name and other relevant details.
  6. Now, go to the Mailer section and select the Gmail option.
  7. Enter your Gmail email account credentials to create a web application. Then, register the app for Gmail API.
  8. Choose a project from the drop-down list and click Continue.
  9. When the ‘API is enabled’ message appears, click the ‘Go to credentials’ option.
  10. Fill the details prompted correctly and click ‘What credentials do I need?’
  11. When prompted for confirmation, select Set up Consent screen.
  12. If you have a G-Suite account, select the Internal option in the Credentials section.
  13. Enter a name and add an app logo by clicking Browse.
  14. Once you have entered all the credentials, make sure to click the Save button.
  15. Now, create a client ID by following the instructions on the screen.
  16. You have to accept all permissions to set up Gmail Mailer in WP Mail SMTP.
  17. Click the Edit icon near to the web application you have just created.
  18. Click Download to view the Client ID and information.
  19. Select Allow plugin to send emails using your Google account.
  20. When prompted to log in to your Gmail account, click Allow and sign in to your account.
  21. When the connection is complete, click the Email Test tab.
  22. Now, a test email will be sent to your account.