How to config SMTP to send email out
To send email out, first you must have an email account to send email. Account to send email may be any email that you have, Ex : Yahoo Mail, Gmail, Hotmail, or your outgoing email server (SMTP) and other SMTP provider like SMTP.com, SendGrid.com, Amazonaws... If you're using free email service such as Gmail and Yahoo, you could only allowed to send about 500 emails out per day dependent on their term of service. To be free with your sending volume, you need to buy a SMTP Server. It's great with Amazon SES SMTP because it's take only 0,1$/1000 emails and pay only for what you use.
This tutorial will show you how to config your SMTP server
In SMTP Server
field, each email service have their SMTP Server configuration, you can ask them to provide you the IP of server or domain pointing to that server. And then fill the IP or domain into SMTP Server field. Here is some example of some popular SMTP so you can test:
+ With Gmail, SMTP Server : smtp.gmail.com , Port 587, Must to enable SSL.
Note: Gmail will raise an "Server require a secure connection..." error if they found some bounce back emails after you sent mail in the first time, and then require you login again to send more.
+ With your SMTP Server or Host, if you have been using Outlook before, it's easy and all you need is fill your SMTP Server (Out going mail server)/Port/SSL same as Outlook.
+ With any other SMTP provider popular like Yahoo,Gmail,Hotmail... you can find their SMTP config by search google with keyword "Yahoo SMTP Config", "Gmail SMTP Config".... etc.
+ With Amazon SES : you can see how to config here
+ With TurboSMTP : you can see how to config here
+ With Unifiedemail SMTP : you can see how to config here