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Setting up your Membrain account to use Membrains own email client is a great way to avail of all the additional email features Membrain has to offer. To learn more about these features, and learn about other email options read this article here

Setup

In order for Membrain to send email on your behalf, some technical details are required. Below are some examples of settings, depending on what type of email account you wish to connect to Membrains email client.

  1. From your profile (bottom left) click on My Settings - Email
  2. Click on the drop-down option for Email Client and choose Membrain. 
  3. Fill in the SMTP and IMAP settings as shown below, choose the option applies to you. 
  4. Once you've entered the correct details, click on test to check if the connection was successful
  5. Click save once you're happy its all set up! 

Outlook/Local Exchange Server

If you want to use Membrains email client, and connect to your Outlook account via a local Exchange Server you will need to input the specific Server names for both SMTP and IMAP. If you're unsure about what these are, ask your IT Contact who will be able to provide them for you. Below is an example of how your setting should look:

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Gmail Account

If you want to use Membrains email client, and connect to your Gmail account you will use the following server credentials: 

SMTP Server name: smtp.gmail.com 
Port 587
IMAP Server name: imap.gmail.com 
Port 993

Office365 Account

If you want to use Membrains email client, and connect to your Office365 account you will use the following server credentials:

SMTP Server name: smtp.office365.com
Port 587
IMAP Server name: outlook.office365.com
Port 993  

Troubleshooting

If you've gone through the setup steps above, but its not working, try these simple steps to troubleshoot:

Problem: I've entered my details, but when I try to Save or Test the connection I get the message "Unable to connect to your incoming mail server, please check your IMAP settings.
Resolution: Check the details you have entered are correct for your IMAP settings. This could be a problem with your username, password or IMAP server name you have entered. It's best to confirm the details with your IT Contact.

Problem: I've entered my details, but when I try to Save or Test the connection I get the message "Unable to connect to your outgoing mail server, please check your SMTP settings.
Resolution: Check the details you have entered are correct for your SMTP settings. This could be a problem with your username, password or SMTP server name you have entered. It's best to confirm the details with your IT Contact.

Technical Information

For additional technical information on how Membrains email client works, read this article here