Hey there, Skyleaders! 🌟
Ready to link your Outlook email with Skylead via SMTP? Let's dive into this friendly guide that'll walk you through the process, step by step. Don't worry, it's super easy and I'm here to help you out! 🚀
Step 1: Tweak Your Outlook Settings ✅
- Head over to your Outlook account.
- Click on the settings gear icon ⚙️.
- Navigate to 'Sync email'.
- Make sure you enable the option for 'Let devices and apps use POP'. Just give that 'yes' a click.
- Hit the "Save" button and voilà, step one is done!
Step 2: Generate a Secure Password (If You Have 2-Factor Authentication) 🔐
- Go to your Outlook profile settings. You'll find it in the top right corner.
- Select 'My Microsoft Account'.
- In the main menu, go to 'Security' and then 'Advanced Security options'. Here's a quick link for you: account.microsoft.com/security.
- Look for 'App Passwords' and click on 'Create new password'.
- Copy the password you get – you'll need this for setting up the SMTP server.
⚠️ Note: If you don't have 2-factor authentication activated, it's a good idea to turn it on for extra security.
Step 3: Enter Your Info on Skylead 🖥️
- Jump back to your Skylead account.
- Go to settings, Email settings
- Click on Add an Email Account
- Chose Custom SMTP server template
- Choose Outlook Template:
- Fill in the necessary fields:
- Username: This is your email address.
Password: Use the password you just generated.
- You'll also need SMTP and IMAP IP addresses and port numbers. Don't worry, a quick Google search for 'Outlook port numbers' will get you these details in a snap.
And there you have it! You're all set and ready to enjoy a seamless Skylead experience. If you found this guide helpful, give it a thumbs up! 👍 Enjoy and let the Skylead magic begin! 🎉🚀