Can I use EasyMail7 with the Hotmail SMTP settings? What SMTP do I need to enter?
Yes, you can configure the EasyMail7 in-house email system to use the Hotmail email settings to send email newsletters and other types of email communications.
Hotmail SMTP Settings for EasyMail7
Go to EasyMail7 Settings -> Email Accounts -> Add New.
Under the General tab, add your sender information – From Name, From email address (your full email address of your Microsoft account), Reply-To address, Bounce (Return) email address, and optionally organization.
The From Name and From Email are what will appear in the From field of the emails that you send.
Go to the Delivery Options tab in the settings.
Enter the Hotmail SMTP settings:
SMTP Server: smtp-mail.outlook.com
Port: 587 with SATRTTLS
Check the “My server requires authentication” checkbox.
Enter your full email address of your Microsoft account and password that are associated with your Microsoft account.
Click the Test button and send a test email to make sure that your Hotmail SMTP settings are working.
If the test email is sent, click OK to save the email account.
Hotmail Email Sending Limits:
– 100 messages per day
– 10Mb per email (including attachments)
Hotmail IMAP Settings for EasyMail7
It’s important that you set up the EasyMail7’s Bounce Handler for processing bounce emails.
If you are using your Microsoft account to receive bounces, enter the below IMAP settings in the EasyMail7’s Bounce Handler.
Click the “Add to Bounce Handler” button under the General tab in your email account.
Enter the Hotmail IMAP server settings as below:
Account name: any name for your bounce account (it will show in EasyMail7 only)
Account type: IMAP
Server address: imap-mail.outlook.com
Port: 993 with SSL
Login: your full email address (should be pre-filled)
Password: your password for your Microsoft email account
Click “Retrieve” to retrieve the IMAP folders and then choose the IMAP folder to process bounce emails from. Typically, it’s Inbox.
Choose the options what to do with bounce messages and click OK.
Here you can read more about Hotmail SMTP and IMAP settings