SMTP Set up for Gmail

"Simple Mail Transfer Protocol" - If you use Gmail as your email server, it is best to set up SMTP within MVP to ensure deliverability of your emails


SMTP Set-Up (Google)

  • First, you will need to set up your 2-Step Verification in your Google account.
  • Open your google account and click your name at the top right. 
  • Click “Manage your Google Account”
  • Click “Security” on the left menu
  • Under “Signing in to Google,” select 2-Step Verification and then “Get started.”

Follow the steps provided on the screen


After this step has been completed, we now need to set up an App Password.

A the bottom of the 2-Step Verification page you will see “App Passwords”. 

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  • Select the App passwords option. You will then select “Mail” and for the device, select “Other (Custom name) and type in Agency MVP.
  • Click “GENERATE” and this will then generate an app password. 
  • Highlight and copy that password.


Log into your Agency MVP account. Select your name at the top right, then My Account Settings.

  • In the SMTP Domain box enter ””
  • In SMTP Username type in your Google email address
  • In SMTP Password box, paste the password that was generated from your Google account.


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Click “Update” at the bottom.

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