Test SMTP authentication and send email, troubleshoot Email issues in realtime.
Use the SMTP test tool to check your SMTP server's health status. The tool connects to your SMTP server & then sends an email also.
Email is an essential part of the business. Among the B2B audiences, email is the third most influential source of information. Companies emphasize creating a lot of emails and newsletters. But the majority of them are not concerned about testing their email servers/services, whether they have any outbound email delivery issues or not. A study shows that globally, email has an inbox placement rate of about 83%. And only one in six emails get sent to the spam folder or blocked by your subscribers.
So what is the solution?
You must address the root problems related to your outbound emails. And SMTP test tool is the solution to that problem.
But before performing the SMTP test, you must have an idea about what is SMTP and how does it work?
SMTP stands for Simple Mail Transfer Protocol. The protocol consists of a set of commands that authenticate and directs the transfer of email. Commonly, SMTP is linked with IMAP or POP3. However, SMTP is the protocol for sending emails, where is IMAP and POP3 are the protocols for retrieving or receiving emails. So, in other words, SMTP is a protocol for sending emails to people.
For example, when you send an email using an email client:
Here we are assuming that the recipient's email address is correctly spelled and still exists. But if it is misspelled and does not exist, you will receive a mail delivery failure message in your inbox.
Before running the test, you must have your SMTP host/mail server configuration. For that, you can use any of the following options.
After obtaining SMTP configurations, open the SMTP Test tool and adopt the following procedure to use that tool.