Email Configuration to Send Emails and Notifications Using your Email Account

Email Configuration to Send Emails and Notifications Using your Email Account

Email is an important part of any business, from receiving or sending notifications to communicate with your customer. The E-mail Configuration section shows how to configure your mail ID to send e-mails.
By default, emails will be sent from no-reply@oryxcloud.com
If you need to send emails to your customer from your email account, you need to configure your email ID with other related information.

Pre-requisites for E-mail Configuration

Before you configure your email ID in OryxCloud, you need to get the SMTP settings from your email provider. We have listed the configurations to be done for Gmail, Hotmail & Outlook, and Yahoo.

Gmail 

To get the SNMP settings from Gmail, do the following:
  1. Setup the 2-Step Verification. For instructions click here.
  2. Setup the App Password to be used by OryxCloud. For instructions click here.
  3. Check the latest SMTP settings for Gmail by clicking here.

    Full Name or Display Name
    Your Name
    Account Name, User name, or Email address
    Your full email address
    Password
    Use the password generated from step 2 above.
    This is not your gmail password
    SMTP Server
    smtp.gmail.com
    Port (for TLS/STARTTLS)
    587

  4. If you are still getting an error, you may need to enable Less secure app access. Click here to enable it.


Hotmail & Outlook

The Hotmail & Outlook SMTP information is provided in the table below:
Full Name or Display Name
Your Name
Account Name, User name, or Email address
Your full email address
Password
Your hotmail or outlook password
SMTP Server
smtp-mail.outlook.com or
smtp.office365.com
Port (for TLS/STARTTLS)
587

For information about SMTP settings for Hotmail and Outlook, click here.

Yahoo

The Yahoo SMTP information is provided in the table below:
Full Name or Display Name
Your Name
Account Name, User name, or Email address
Your full email address
Password
Use the generated App Password.
This is not your yahoo password
To Setup an App Password, click here.

SMTP Server
smtp.mail.yahoo.com
Port (for TLS/STARTTLS)
587

Configuring Email to Send Emails and Notifications

To do the email configuration, do the following;
  1. Login to his account on Oryxcloud using https://app.oryxcloud.com/login
  2. On the left side navigation menu click on SETUP > click E-mail Configuration
    The E-mail Configuration page is displayed.



  3. In the Email Configuration section, enter the details to configure your email.
    See the table below to enter the information.
    Field Name
    Description
    Sender Name
    Add the name of the sender.
    The sender name is always a part of business email address and reflects in the “From” part of an email, so that the recipient can identify the sender of the email.
    Sender Email
    Add the sender email ID.
    This is your email ID, from which email will be sent to your customer. Once you configure this email ID, it will replace the default OryxCloud no-reply@oryxcloud.com email ID.
    SMTP Host
    Add the SMTP Host based on your email provider. Refer to the Pre-requisites for E-mail Configuration and follow the steps provided for your email provider.
    SMTP Port
    Add the SMTP Port based on your email provider. Refer to the Pre-requisites for E-mail Configuration and follow the steps provided for your email provider.
    SMTP Username
    Add the SMTP Username.
    SMTP Password
    Add the SMTP Password. Refer to the Pre-requisites for E-mail Configuration and follow the steps provided for your email provider.
    Enable TLS/SSL
    To enable the TLS/SSL toggle the button to the right.
    This should always be enabled to send any email.
  1. After entering the information click on 
    Example for Gmail email provider


    You have successfully configured your email ID.

Testing the Configured E-mail

You can send a test email to verify that your configuration information and email ID is correct. 
In the Test Configuration section, enter an email ID and click Send Test Mail.



Deleting the Configured E-mail

You can delete the configuration from this section. Once the configuration is deleted, mail will be sent from the default OryxCloud no-reply@oryxcloud.com mail ID.
This will delete your SMTP settings. Keep in mind that this action is irreversible.
In the E-mail Configuration page, go to the Delete Configuration section, type "CONFIRM" and click the Delete Configuration button.






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