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Email parameters for gmail, hotmail, yahoo and bigpond

Detailed Description

Step 1.

Cashbook - Go to Help > Email 

Stockbook - Go to Setup > Email Options

Step 2.

The settings for some of the common email providers are listed below

If your email provider isn't listed, please contact the Practical Systems Support Team for assistance.

Step 3.

Send yourself a test email to ensure the settings are correct. 

 

Gmail

  • Host: smtp.gmail.com
  • Authentication Type: SASL
  • Username: full email address. e.g. joeblow@gmail.com
  • Password: If you have enabled 2-step verification, this is the App password. If you do not have 2-step verification enabled, this is your standard Google account password.
  • Port: 465
  • Use TLS: Explicit TLS
  • TLS Version: TLS v1.2

Note that you may still have to modify settings on your Gmail account, depending on whether you are using 2-step authentication or not, and whether you have enabled the highest level of access security or not. For example, try the following web address: https://www.google.com/settings/security/lesssecureapps

 

Hotmail/Outlook.com/Optuslive.net (and other MS Live email services)

  • Host: smtp.live.com
  • Authentication Type: SASL
  • Username: full email address. e.g. joeblow@hotmail.com
  • Port: 25 or 587
  • Use TLS: Explicit TLS
  • TLS Version: TLS v1.2

 

Yahoo

  • Host: smtp.mail.yahoo.com
  • Authentication Type: SASL
  • Username: The first part of your email address (i.e. the part before @)
  • Port: 465 or 587
  • Use TLS: Require TLS
  • TLS Version:

 

Telstra Mail

  • Host: smtp.telstra.com
  • Authentication Type: SASL
  • Username: full email address. e.g. joeblow@telstra.com, jowblow@bigpond.com
  • Port: 465
  • Use TLS: Explicit TLS
  • TLS Version: SSL v3 or v23

 

Activ8

  • Host: mail.activ8.net.au
  • Authentication Type: Default
  • Username: The first part of your email address (i.e. the part before @)
  • Port: 25
  • Use TLS: None

 

Office365

  • Host: smtp.office365.com
  • Authentication Type: SASL
  • Username: full email address. e.g. joeblow@outlook.com
  • Port: 587
  • Use TLS: Explicit TLS
  • TLS Version: TLS v1.2

 

Skymesh

  • Host: mail.skymesh.com.au
  • Authentication Type: Default
  • Username: The first part of your email address (i.e. the part before @)
  • Port: 465
  • Use TLS: Explicit TLS
  • TLS Version: SSL v3

 

GoDaddy

  • Host: smtpout.secureserver.net
  • Authentication Type: SASL
  • Username: full email address
  • Port: 465
  • Use TLS: Explicit TLS
  • TLS Version: SSL v3

 

iiNet Group

  • Host: mail.iinet.net.au (also see this list for other supported host servers)
  • Authentication Type: SASL
  • Username: full email address e.g. joeblow@iinet.net.au
  • Port: 587
  • Use TLS: Explicit TLS
  • TLS Version: SSL v3

 

iiNet (Hosted Exchange mailboxes)

  • Host: smtpauth.exchange.iinet.net.au
  • Authentication Type: SASL
  • Username: full email address e.g. joeblow@exchange-demo.net.au
  • Port: 587
  • Use TLS: Explicit TLS
  • TLS Version: SSL v3

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