Editing an Email Account

Only one default account in the system is used to send an email. To mark an email account as default, please follow the steps below:

  • 1
    Log in as an administrator and go to the Admin Dashboard.
    Learn how to log in here →
  • 2
    Click Settings
  • 3
    Click Email Settings and select Email Accounts
  • 4
    Click Edit on an email account
    Managing Email Accounts
  • 5
    Update information on the existing email account
    • Email - This is the email address of the email account
    • Display Name - This is the display name on the email notification
    • Host - This is the host server where the emails messages and stored files are stored
    • Port
      • 25 – this is the default SMTP non-encrypted port;
      • 2525 – this port is opened on all SiteGround servers in case port 25 is filtered (by your ISP for example) and you want to send non-encrypted emails with SMTP;
      • 465 – this is the port used if you want to send messages using SMTP securely.
    • Enable SSL - tick this to enable SSL
    • Timeout - This is the time until the server refuses to send the email
    • Use Default Credentials - Tick this to set the email account as the default email account
    • Username - This is the username if the SMTP server requires credential
    • Password - This is the password if the SMTP server requires credential
  • 6
    Apply Changes
    • Save - Click the 'Save' button to save the changes. This action saves the changes, closes the page, and redirects you to the back to the list page. You will see a note above that it is updated successfully.
    • Save and Continue Edit - Click the 'Save and Continue Edit' button to save the changes. This action saves the changes but lets you stay on the page.
    • Reset - Click the 'Reset' button to start over. This action refreshes the page and shows the current event information. The changes will not be saved.