Configure Gmail Settings in SharePoint 2013

This article explains how to configure Gmail settings in SharePoint 2013.

Open server manager



Figure 1: Server Manager

From the Features tab, click Add Features.



Figure 2: Add Feature

From this list select SMTP Server.



Figure 3: Select SMTP Server

Click Next and then Install to complete.



Figure 4: Click Install to Complete



Figure 5: Install Progress

Installation Succeeded



Figure 6:Installation Successfull

Click Close.

Open Windows services

Check that the SMTP service has been started.



Figure 7: Open Windows services

Now open IIS 6.0 Manager.



Figure 8: Now open IIS 6.0 Manager

Right-click on the SMTP Server and click Properties.



Figure 9: Click Properties

In the General tab under IP address select your local IP address.



Figure 10: Select your local IPAddress

On the Access tab, go to Connection.

Select All.



Figure 11: Connection

Do the same for Relay.



Figure 12: Do the same for Relay

Click the Delivery Tab.



Figure 13: Delivery Tab

Click OutBound Security.

Click Basic Authentication.

Enter your email address and password.



Figure 14: Address and Password

Enable TLS encryption and click OK.



Figure 15: Enable TLS encryption

Open Outbound Security

Change TCP Port from 25 to 587.



Figure 16: Change TCP Port from

Click the Advanced Tab, go to Smart host and write smtp.gmail.com


Figure 17: smtp.gmail.com

Click Apply and then OK.

Open SharePoint Central Administration.



Figure 18: Open SharePoint Central Administration

Click System Settings.

Open Configure outgoing email settings.



Figure 19: Configure outgoing email settings

Enter Outgoing E-mail Settings and click OK.



Figure 20: Happy SharePoint