At first, it is necessary to log in to your Google account and allow access to less secure apps .

Then you should make sure that the 2 step verification process is off.

You need Gmail SMTP server settings if you wish to send emails from your Gmail account through Spotlightr.

Gmail's Default SMTP Settings

  • Gmail SMTP server address:
  • Gmail SMTP username: Your Gmail address (e.g.
  • Gmail SMTP password: Your Gmail password
  • Gmail SMTP port: 587 (TLS) or 465 (SSL)

To configure your gmail SMTP inside of Spotlightr, go to your account settings (small wrench icon, next to your username) then choose SMTP SETTINGS

Just fill in all necessary fields then click on TEST SMTP SETTINGS.
If everything is working correctly, you will be able to SAVE SMTP SETTING and you will be notified (by a pop-up window) that your account settings are updated .

If you prefer to keep active 2-Step Verification process for your Gmail, please follow next steps:

  1. Allow access to less secure apps 
  2. Set your app KEY (see screenshot below)
  3. Copy your Generated key to the SMTP Password field under SMTP SETTINGS in Spotlightr

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