Google is known for providing many freebies and portable SMPT server is one of them. One can use it for sending mails from any network. This is very useful facility specially for those who travel on regular basis and want to remain in touch with particular people through emails. SMPT server provided by ISP’s have certain limitation when the network get changed, so using this free utility is a big advantage for such people. One more major reason for using this utility is if one do not want to use the mail server facility provided by the web hosting provider. Following is the procedure to configure SMPT server account on GMail.
Make sure to have a GMail account before starting the configuration. ( If you don’t have GMail account then you can create it from here Create an Account ) Enter the following details for configuration of the SMPT account.
Outgoing Mail (SMTP) Server: smtp.gmail.com
Use Authentication: Yes
Use Secure Connection: Yes (this can be TLS or SSL depends on your mail client type)
Username: your GMail account
Password: your GMail password
Port: 465 or 587