Heeeey lemlister! 👋
I gathered here my finest insights for you to nail your SMTP and IMAP setups.
1. How to set up your SMTP and IMAP?
You can connect almost any email address up to lemlist by adding an SMTP & IMAP mail account.
To get started, on the side menu, select "Settings", scroll to the "Email Provider" section, and click on "Connect an SMTP / IMAP account".
😌 Tell lemlist what email address you will be sending from.
Whichever email address you enter must be allowed by your email provider, otherwise you may have errors during sending or your emails may wind up in spam.
🗣 To tell lemlist how to connect to your email provider, look for the "SMTP" host and port information as laid out by your email provider.
👯 Similarly, look for the "IMAP" host and port information that is listed by your email provider to tell lemlist how to check your inbox for replies.
This is a crucial step so that lemlist knows when and how to:
▪️ stop your follow-up sequences,
▪️ record replies,
▪️ create opportunities,
▪️ and allow you to reply to emails from within lemlist.
Usually, the "username/password" is the same as in your SMTP settings.
2. Test & Save
After you have filled all the fields, click on the test button to see if lemlist can connect to your email provider.
😇 Don't forget to click on the Test & Save blue button to save your parameters.
💡 lemlister tip
Before you click on the Test and Save button, test SMTP and IMAP separately by clicking on Test button:
🥺 Why does the Test & Save button stay gray?
You have to fill both form SMTP and IMAP. If the button is still gray, that's because you didn't fill every field with the form.
Of course, if you still have some unanswered concerns, feel free to ping us on the chat, we'll be happy to help. 🤗