The default SMTP in Magento 2 is great, but not enough, and when all you digital emails are stocked in the Zoho Mail provider, how you can connect the dots together as well as ensure the high reputation for thousands of letters at the same time? A 3rd SMTP server will be helpful, but is it true that the integration procedure will be difficult as hell?
According to Zoho Mail “IMAP and POP3 are protocols that allow you to download email messages from your Zoho Mail server and access them with desktop email clients like Outlook/ Mac Mail and/or mobile email clients iPhone/ Android email apps. Zoho Mail can be configured on any standard IMAP email client using the IMAP and SMTP Server Settings.”
Hence, if you want to to access the same account from multiple email clients, turning IMAP on is the usual way to be recommended in Magento 2. And we will have a quick learn how to deal with it easily in this tutorial How to configure Zoho Mail in Magento 2
This guide will use Mageplaza SMTP extension to configure this setup. It’s a free extension so there’s no risk to try out this new advanced modules. You can download it in Github and the installation guide can be found at this Documentation.
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
And now you have done with the set up SMTP in Magento 2 with the Zoho Mail provider!