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Outlook email hosting provider

Configure Outlook email hosting provider



In this article:
What is Outlook email hosting provider?
How to set up Outlook provider?
Generate app password

✔️ What is Outlook email hosting provider?



Microsoft Outlook is one of the most used email services on the planet. Using this hosting allows us to expand the number of communication channels for our clients. Outlook is one of the email providers available in SMTP connectors.

✔️ How to set up Outlook provider?



Enter React Flow > open Connectors section and click on SMTP connector.

Select SMTP connector

(optional) Enter the name and description of the connector.

In the Providers section click on Choose provider and select Custom.

Fill the appeared fields with the following info:

Host: smtp-mail.outlook.com
Port: 587
Username: enter your email
Password: you need to generate app password in your Outlook account. Below you can find a detailed guide how to generate app password.
Email: enter your email
Security: TLS

Enter connection details

Click on Test in the upper-right corner.

Save connector.

✔️ Generate app password



Before you start generating an app password, make sure that you configured a two-factor authentication.

To generate app password log in to your Outlook account > click on My Microsoft account in the upper-right corner.

Enter the Security section > Advanced security options.

Click on Advanced security options

Scroll the page and find the App password section.



Click on Create new password > copy generated password > get back to React Flow and paste app password to the Password field.

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Updated on: 24/05/2024

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