• Computers,  FileMaker

    Sending Email via FileMaker and Gmail

    Have you ever wanted to send email from FileMaker using Gmail. ¬† The example I use below was done to process email from a FileMaker script. ¬†After choosing the “Send Email” option you need to select “SMTP Server” from the the Send via: drop down. You then will have this window pop up. In the “Outgoing SMTP Server:” window type “smtp.gmail.com”. In the “Port:” window type “465”. In the “Connection encryption:” drop down choose “SSL”. In the “Authentication:” drop down choose “Plain Password”. In the “User Name:” field put your Gmail user name. (note: not your email – the example below is because I use a customized Gmail hosted email)…