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XF 1.4 Set up SMTP in sent items

flowerpot132

Formerly mugtree
#1
So I would like to see messages between members of our forum. As a test exercise for a new forum.

A solution was suggested to set up SMTP through my gmail, and then I would see any private conversation messages between members show up in my sent items. Would this work? I'm struggling to get it to.

Thanks
 

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flowerpot132

Formerly mugtree
#3
Well it didn't work in my gmail sent items. But didn't think it would? Should they just appear in there?

The error message was:
Email to (my email address) failed: 5.7.8 Username and Password not accepted. Learn more at 5.7.8 Can’t sign in to my email app - Gmail Helpja8sm27377895wjb.13 - gsmtp -

We google apps for bussiness. So my email address isn't gmail, but that shouldn't matter. I use our domain name email to login into gmail still.
 

Mike

XenForo developer
Staff member
#6
If accepted, you won't see an error related to the send. I couldn't comment on how they would actually show up in Gmail.

Looking at your screenshot, your username looks too short to be a full email address (which is what is specified on that Gmail help page).