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How to configure GMX Mail SMTP in Magento 2

In order to acknowledge How to configure GMX Mail SMTP in Magento 2, a little bit quick glance at the outgoing SMTP server setting is really necessary.

Scanning about GMX Mail provider a bit, it’s a totally free software which can be fit with any small-medium model of business, a young rookie mail provider. Furthermore, to catch up with high technology behaviour nowadays, GMX has released a new portable app to make it compatible with lots of mobile device taking advantage of reaching more. No wonders why there’s an increase in company fond of using as well as transferring GMX Mail to their vital email campaign thanks to its outstanding convenience.

To Magento 2 users, it’s vital to access GMX Mail provider via Magento 2 platform.

How to configure GMX Mail SMTP in Magento 2

  • Step 1: Create a new GMX Mail account.
  • Step 2: Download and install Magento 2 SMTP extension.
  • Step 3: Configure SMTP extension for Magento 2.

Step 1: Create a new GMX Mail account.

  • Go to their official website GMX Mail get the register form, own a free account from today. If you already had one, it’s ok to let this step a pass.
    • GMX Mail SMTP server address:
    • GMX Mail SMTP username: Your full GMX Mail email address ([email protected])
    • GMX Mail SMTP password: Your GMX Mail password
    • GMX Mail SMTP port: 587
    • GMX Mail SMTP TLS/SSL required: no


  • GMX Mail default SMTP Settings: When you get to the screen that asks for your GMX Mail SMTP information, take note those following settings.

Step 2. Download and install Magento 2 SMTP extension.

This guide will use Magento 2 SMTP extension to configure this setup. It’s free extension so there’s no risk to try out this new advanced modules. You can download SMTP in Github and the installation guide can be found at this Documentation.


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Step 3. Configure SMTP extension for Magento 2.

Back to Magento Admin, make your way from Mageplaza > SMTP > Configuration. Expand General Configuration, choose Yes to turn Mageplaza SMTP on


Expand SMTP Configuration Option, complete these following steps

smtp configuration

  • In the SMTP Provider field, choose 1&1 Webmail.
  • Click Auto Fill button to fill Host, Port, Authentication and Protocol will be automatically filled up to match GMX Mail provider you had chosen.
  • In the Username and Password field, fill the 1&1 Webmail account’s information you just have got from Step 1.
  • In Test Email Recipient, enter the email you want to sent to. A successful report will show up if thing worked properly.

And now you have done with the set up SMTP in Magento 2 with the GMX Mail provider!

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