I have recently seen people asking how to send test emails on the Mautic community forum. The community has provided helpful answers. Essentially, you need a dummy inbox to receive emails send from Mautic. To configure MailTrap with an SMTP server, input the API key and MailTrap credentials into Mautic.
Here’s how you can do this:
- Choose service to send mail through: “Other SMTP Server”
- Host: smtp.mailtrap.io & Port: 2525
- SMTP encryption type: TLS, SMTP authentication mode: Cram-MD5
- Input username from MailTrap.io for selected mail service.
Follow configuration environment instructions in MailTrap and input host name, port, SMTP encryption type and credentials in Mautic email settings.
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