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Gmail & Google Apps SMTP Settings in OpenCart

OpenCart is one of the best-performing shopping cart scripts. Fortunately, you can use your existing Gmail or Google Apps email account in Opencart.

To ensure it work, correct SMTP Server details are required.

Email setting page can be found by browsing

System  Settings  Edit  Mail

The table below is the setting for using Gmail or Google Apps email account with Opencart.

Gmail Google Apps
Mail Protocol SMTP SMTP
Mail Parameters
SMTP Host ssl://smtp.gmail.com ssl://smtp.gmail.com
SMTP Username <your email>@gmail.com <your email>@<your domain>
SMTP Password <your password> <your password>
SMTP Port 465 465
SMTP Timeout 5 5


Gmail & Google Apps Bounce e-mail IMAP Setting in Interspire Email Marketer 6

Interspire Email Marketer 6 is one of the best-performing email marketing scripts. Fortunately, you can use your existing Gmail or Google Apps email account to handle bounce e-mail in Interspire Email Marketer 6.

To ensure it work, correct IMAP Server details are required.

The settings page can be found by browsing

Contact List → View Contact List → (Edit or Create Contact List) → Bounce Account Details

The table below is the setting for using Gmail or Google Apps email account handle bounce e-mail with Interspire Email Marketer 6.

Gmail Google Apps
Bounce Email Server Name imap.gmail.com:993 imap.gmail.com:993
Bounce Email User Name <your email>@gmail.com <your email>@<your domain>
Bounce Email Password <your password> <your password>
Account Type IMAP IMAP
Advanced Settings Deselect Autodetect advanced settings.  Select others & type “/ssl/novalidate-cert Deselect Autodetect advanced settings.  Select others & type “/ssl/novalidate-cert


Make sure IMAP access is activated in Gmail account.

If this does not work with an error “Invalid remote specification” you have to recompile PHP with php_imap module (“–with-imap-ssl” option)