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Mandrill as SMTP

Personally I use mandrill and yes it's free

  • Visit mandrill dashboard.

  • Generate a API key, via this page https://mandrillapp.com/settings/

  • Copy the key.

  • Login to your FTP account.

  • Open and edit .env file.

  • Remove

MAIL_DRIVER=smtp
MAIL_HOST=mailtrap.io
MAIL_PORT=2525
MAIL_USERNAME=null
MAIL_PASSWORD=null
MAIL_ENCRYPTION=tls
SENDERS_EMAIL=null
SENDERS_NAME=null
  • Change it to.
MAIL_DRIVER=mandrill
MAIL_ENCRYPTION=tls
SENDERS_EMAIL=youremailhere@example.com
SENDERS_NAME=Your Site Name
MANDILL_SECRET=YourKeyHere
  • Replace Your Site Name, youremailhere@example.com and YourKeyHere with your name, email and your mandrill key.

  • Save and upload the file.

  • You are done.

  • If you like test your setting please visit here Testing STMP

Watch the video if you stuck at any place.