Use Gmail or Google Apps email with OpenCart

Input the following details:

  1. Select “SMTP” as the mail protocol
  2. Insert “ssl://smtp.gmail.com” as the SMTP hostname
  3. Insert your SMTP username and SMTP password. This is your email address and password used for Gmail / Google apps
  4. Set the SMTP port to “465”
  5. Leave the SMTP Timeout at “5”

See the screenshot below should you get stuck:

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