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CiviCRM and Google Apps email

CiviMailHow to get CiviCRM and Google Apps to play along? To set up outbound email in CiviCRM using Google Apps enter the following under Administer CiviCRM › Global Settings › Settings - Outbound Mail:


Select Mailer: SMTP
SMTP Server: ssl://
SMTP Port: 465
Authentication?: Yes
SMTP Username:
SMTP Password: xxxxxxxx

Save & Test Email to verify the settings.

Beware that standard Gmail and free version of Google Apps has a limit of 500 sent emails per day, while Google Apps for non-profits and educational institutions has a limit of 2,000 per domain per day. Don't forget to adjust the SPF record.

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