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Using The Grid 2 with Googlemail

You can use The Grid 2 to access your Googlemail account.

Register for an account

If you do not have a googlemail account, go to and sign up for an account.

Configure Googlemail for POP access

You need to log in to googlemail and configure it for POP3 access and modify your security settings. See this page.

Configure the email settings in The Grid 2

You can now enter the settings into The Grid 2. To access the email settings:


Select Edit > User Settings from the menu.
Select the Workspaces > Email category.
Enter the settings below.

Receiving email:

Username: [username]
Password: [the password you selected]
Requires SSL authentication: YES (ticked)
Port: 995

Sending email:

Username: [username]
Password: [the password you selected]
Requires SSL authentication: YES (ticked)
Port: 465

Other details:

Reply address: [username]
You must include a reply address.
Delete messages from email server when read: YES (ticked)

That’s it! You can test the settings by clicking Test Email Settings, and then click Ok to return to your grids and start sending emails.
The and addresses are interchangeable, so should work whichever one you type in.


Googlemail is quite picky, so if it doesn’t seem to work you need to check your settings carefully.

Googlemail requires SSL authentication – make sure these boxes are ticked and that the ports have the correct value.
Your username must include (or after your username.
You must specify your email address as the reply address.

Disclaimer: “googlemail” is not affiliated with Smartbox, and we can’t promise that their email service will be running at any time.

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