Google’s SMTP Server

How To Use Google’s SMTP Server

Introduction

A little-known feature about Gmail and Google Apps email is Google’s portable SMTP server. Instead of having to manage your own outgoing mail server, you can simply configure Google’s SMTP server settings into whatever script or program you wish to send email from. All you need is either a (i) free Gmail account or (ii) paid Google Apps account.

Benefits

You have the option of having Google store and index the emails you send via its SMTP server, so all your sent emails will be searchable and backed-up on Google’s […]