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💡How to Connect Email Account/Provider with Saleshandy?

How to connect a Gmail account through SMTP/IMAP method?

Naitik Chavda avatar
Written by Naitik Chavda
Updated over a week ago

Hello there, Saleshandy users! 👋

Did you know that Saleshandy is your ultimate ticket to connecting any email account or provider you want? 📧 That's right! With the SMTP/IMAP method, you can send all your campaigns using the email accounts of your choice. Talk about flexibility! 😎

Why Connect your Email Account?

Connecting your preferred email account with Saleshandy opens up a whole new world of possibilities. Let me tell you why it's so awesome:

📩 Total Freedom: Say goodbye to limitations! You can use your own email account or connect with any email provider that suits your fancy. The power is in your hands!

🚀 Enhanced Delivery: When sending emails through your account using Saleshandy's SMTP/IMAP method, your messages are more likely to reach your recipients' inboxes. No more getting lost in spam folders!

How to Connect any Email Account/Provider with Saleshandy

📺Video Guide

🪜Steps to Follow

Step 1️⃣: Enable IMAP settings

  • On your computer, open Gmail.

  • Click on Settings in the top right corner

    Google Settings

  • Click on See all settings

  • Click the Forwarding and POP/IMAP tab

    Enable IMAP

  • In the IMAP Access section, select Enable IMAP.

  • Click Save Changes

Step 2️⃣: Enable 2-Step Verification

Enabling 2-Step Verification not only enhances the protection of your account but also allows you to generate application-specific passwords. It's like having a superhero guarding your precious data! 🦸‍♂️💂‍♀️

  • Open your Google Account and select Security in the navigation panel to enable it.


    2FA Authentication

  • It will prompt you to log in again.

  • Set up your phone for Two Factor authentication

  • Enter the code you’ve received to your phone number to confirm.

  • Once you’ve confirmed, click Turn On

  • 2-Factor Verification has been enabled now.

Step 3️⃣: Create an App Password

App Password
  • You will be prompted to enter your password again to confirm your identity.

  • Under App and Device, select "Mail" for the App and "Other (Custom)" for the Device.

  • You can name it 'Saleshandy' and click Generate for organizational purposes.

  • An application-specific password will be automatically generated. Make sure to copy and save it in a secure location. Once you've copied the password, click on "DONE"

Step 4️⃣: Add a new account

⚠️Important: If you want to connect your Email Account through SMTP/IMAP, Kindly Scroll below for the steps or click here.⚠️

It's time to choose your email provider. Let's make things simple! You're in luck if your email provider is either Google or Microsoft! Just pick one of the options below, and we'll get you sorted:

Google Microsoft

🚨Important for Google Native/Oauth Connection: While giving permission to continue to Saleshandy. Make sure you're checking all checkboxes with Yes(✅) and giving all permissions to Saleshandy. If not email connection will not be successful.

Google Connection
  • Select your account and allow it to connect to Saleshandy.

Mission accomplished; you've successfully connected your Gmail Account with Saleshandy. 👏

SMTP/IMAP: How to Connect Any Email Account/Provider with Saleshandy?

Important: We have used "Google" as an example of an email provider.

Before moving forward, check out the mandatory above steps on

🪜Steps to Follow

Step 1️⃣ : Add a new account with SMTP/IMAP

It's time to choose your email provider. Let's make things simple! Select the Option SMTP/IMAP to connect your Email Service Provider Account.

SMTP/IMAP Connection

Step 2️⃣ : Choose an option to connect email accounts either in bulk or individually.

Note: We're going forward with Connect Single Account. For Bulk Import Via CSV, Click Here.

Connect Single Account

Step 3️⃣ : Select the Email Provider

  • Select 'Gmail/Gsuite' as an Email Provider option. No more struggling! You select your Email Provider type, and Saleshandy will automatically pull out the required info. (SMTP Host, SMTP Port, Encryption)

Step 4️⃣ : Test SMTP/IMAP Connection

  • Add your Email Address & Password (⚠️Note: This will be your App Password)

  • Click on Test SMTP Connection; for IMAP Details, you can use the Toggle to use the same username and password from SMTP. Once Done, Click on Test IMAP Connection.

    Connect SMTP/IMAP Account
  • Click on Connect & Save.

SMTP Connected Successfully

Mission accomplished; you've successfully connected a Gmail account through SMTP/IMAP. 👏

List of SMTP Providers you can use with Saleshandy.

  • Gmail/Gsuite

  • Office 365

  • / /

  • Yahoo Mail


  • Godaddy

  • Sendgrid

  • Yandex

Frequently Asked Questions (F.A.Q's)

Question: What if I have not selected all the permissions for Google while connecting my email account?

Answer: If you have not selected proper permissions, you might face an error in the following places.

  1. Error while Connecting an Email Account

  2. Error while Email Sending

  3. Error while Sending Test Email

If the email account is not connected properly with the required permissions, wherever the email account is used, it might throw an error, such as a network Error or something similar. Kindly reach out to the support team for further steps.

Wishing you a delightful experience! ❤️

Happy Selling! 🚀

Warmest regards,

Saleshandy Team

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