Apr 192018

The following Easy WP SMTP Test Email Settings tutorial shows you how to test and make sure the e-mails are sent from your server.

Last Updated: March 3, 2023

Latest News: Updated the documentation.

The following instructions shows you how to configure the plugin to carry out an email test in your site. It is very important to carry out this test when you install and configure the plugin for the first time. You need to make sure the settings you entered from your SMTP server are correct and the plugin is able to send a test email.

What You need:

Easy WP SMTP Tutorials:

  1. Plugin Settings
  2. Additional Settings
  3. Test Email Settings
  4. Troubleshooting Tips
  5. FAQ

Easy WP SMTP Test Email Settings

Step 1 ) Go to Easy WP SMTP -> Send a Test tab as illustrated in the following image to start testing if your settings are correct and the emails are sent. easy-wp-smtp-sidebar-admin-menu-send-a-test

Step 2 ) The following image Email Test allows you to test your emails. You can configure the following fields to carry out the email test.

Send a Test Options

  • Send To
  • HTML = ON or OFF
  • Custom Email = ON or OFF Note: See Step 2-a ) below for more information.
  • Click on Send Test Email button once you are ready to carry out a test.


Custom Email Settings

Step 2-a ) The following image displays the Custom Email Settings if enabled. This allows you to configure the following options to test an email.

Custom Email Settings

  • Subject
  • Message
  • Click on Send Test Email button once you are ready to carry out a test.



That is all you need to do to test your e-mails and make sure the plugin works correctly in your site.

I will be updating this post from time to time. So keep coming back for more.


I have been working in IT since 1999 and I enjoy the challenges it brings me. I love developing websites with WordPress. I spend a lot of time helping out in wordpress.org forums. I have been writing tutorials since 2011. Now I am learning how to manage my own VPS "Virtual Private Server.

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