Are you Feed up of your SE E-mails going into SPAM and members not getting their messages as quickly as possible here is a guide how to setup SMTP so your e-mails should go right into the INBOX and not SPAM.
Use SMTP mail settings in your MAIL SETTINGS from admin panel
Create and email address for your se4 domain in hosting control panel
Now from se4 admin panel
From Name —> Your Site Name
From Address: email@example.com
Email Queue—No, always send emails immediately
choose this—-> Send emails through an SMTP server
SMTP Server Address: 127.0.0.1
SMTP Server Port: 25
SMTP Authentication: YES
SMTP Username: firstname.lastname@example.org
SMTP Password: 123456 (the one you set in your email)
Use SSL or TLS? —> None
Make Sure Your Hosting Company Supports SMTP if you are on shared server
If on VPS or Dedicated then no problem
SMTP emails reduces chances of email to go in spam, they directly go in inbox
And make sure your server ip is not blacklisted in spamhaus
Here is url to check server ip in spamhaus
This method works perfect for gmail and hotmail emails
But you may see it may go to yahoo spam even in SMTP.
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