Gmail which is an email service provided by Google is one of the commonest email providers on the internet today. A lot of people have account with Gmail for sending and receiving of email. Given the popularity of the email service provider, emails sent via their SMTP server are not likely to be sent to the spam box. With the service, you will be able to set up a branded email for yourself with Google Apps for Work. Whether you’re using a regular email address or a customized email address, the tips given here will help you to use SMTP with your account.
Use the right plug-in
Install the Postman SMTPMailer/Email Log plug-in. Go to the setting menu and choose “show all setting.” Click on Gmail API for type. The next page that comes up already contains your details which you will require later. The next thing you have to do is to create your Client ID from Google Developers Console.
Complete the credential set up
Before you open the Google Developer Console, first login into your Gmail account you will utilize in sending the electronic mails from WordPress. Follow the instruction in Google Developer Console in order to get your application for Gmail API registered. Agree to the terms and then choose the Google Account to be utilised in sending the emails. When the API is enabled, you should click on credentials and set it up by completing the form on its screen page. The process of setting up the credentials goes like this
Credential → Select Client ID →Configure Consent Screen → Select Your email ID → Type Postman SMTP in the box for product name shown to users → press on the save button.
Set up your Client ID
The next step is the configuration of the Postman SMTP Plug-in. You need to copy your client ID information which is contained in a pop-up box that comes up when you click on the create button to set up your Client ID. The Postman SMTP settings page has a field for client ID and this is where you should paste your client ID. There is also another field for client secret. Copy and paste the client secret from the OAuth client on that field.
Save the changes you have made by clicking on the save changes button. Look at the top for a notice requiring you to obtain permission from Google. Click on that to get the permission. A new page will turn up where your consent for Postman SMTP to view and manage your email will be needed. Click on allow to give the permission
With the completion of this process Postman SMTP can now transfer your emails but you need to complete the message sending process. On the setting page, you will find the message tab. Click on that, fill up the form that will turn up. Click on save changes. You can now send your emails.