1.10. Email Settings

fmPreferences

Starting from the last program's update (v.1.21.0.1073), you can send email messages to a customer directly with the reliable SMTP server, which is decrypted as Simple Mail Transfer Protocol.

You can send emails by using the any of the following providers: Gmail, Hotmail, Yahoo, Outlook, and others.

To test how it works, firstly, go to Preferences of Store Manager and choose "Email Settings" section.

In the simple mode of "Email Settings" there are two fields:

  • "Email address"
  • "Password"

The [Check Settings and Sent Test Email] button below the "Email Settings" fields serves for sending test email to your mail box. If you receive the following message after pressing the button, you should switch to the advancsed mode to specify data related to the SMTP server. Press the [Switch to Advanced Settings] button to do so.

Fill in the fields with necessary details related to port and host data, indicare authentication and SMTP server parameters. To make sure specified details are correct, press the [Check Settings and Send Test Email].

You should receive the template email to your mail box. If the fields are filled correctly, press the [OK] button.

The message sent from your server to a mailbox of a recipient will be placed on the SMTP server. You can configure the "Number of attempts to send", provided that the client server for some reason is unavailable. In this case, sending of the message will be repeated the number of times established in this field:

"Connection timeout (seconds)" allows specifying the duration of connecting with the server (in seconds).

"Keep mail (days)" - the period during which the messages will be placed in Emails Queue on SMTP server after which they will be automatically removed from a list.

  • "Mail send delay (minutes)". This field refers to an automatic mailing of the messages. You can specify the necessary timing between mails in minutes.

Press the [OK] button at the bottom of the window to save the entries and exit the current section.