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Connect your Gmail account with Ozeki Bulk Messenger

Gmail is the most popular solution nowadays because it is free to register and easy to use. With the Ozeki Bulk Messenger it is also possible to send E-mails to your groups if you use Gmail. In the instructions below I will show you how to connect Ozeki Bulk Messenger software with your Gmail account.

Step 1 - Allow less secure apps to use your gmail account

Please click on the link to go to your Gmail account page:
Now select 'My account' by clicking on the little circle next to the bell in the top right corner.

Figure 1 - Configure your Gmail account

At 'Sign-in & security' select 'Connected apps & sites'.

Figure 2 - Sign in & security page

Now switch 'Allow less secure apps: OFF' to 'Allow less secure apps: ON' by pulling the circle button to the right.

Figure 3 - Switch on this functionality

Now please return to Ozeki Bulk Messenger.

Step 2 - Create new connection

Go to the 'Quick Start' page where you have to select 'Step 3 - Connections'.

Figure 4 - Create new connection

Step 3 - Select connection details

After the new page appeared you have to click on 'Create new connection'. Then select 'E-mail'.

Figure 5 - Create an E-mail type of connection

Choose the 'Gmail' connection.

Figure 6 - Choose Gmail

Step 4 - General tab settings

At the 'General' tab you have to provide connection settings. Add different names for the connections therefore you can keep them organized.

Two important details are required in connection with your Gmail account.

  • 'Username:' The name of your Gmail account which is the part before
  • 'Password:' The password you use to log into your Gmail account.

Figure 7 - General tab

Step 5 - Logging data

If you go to the 'Log' tab you can log your calls.

At the 'Log file' menu provide the following settings:

  • 'File name:' Add name for the log file.
  • 'Directory:' Provide a directory path where the log file will be saved.
  • 'Max. size:' You can maximize the size of the log file. After it reached the size you added it will rename the current log file and open a new one.
  • 'Rotate:' You can specify the number of log files that will be created. Typical values are 4-10.
  • 'Zip:' It means that your log files will be compressed before the next log file is created. It can save disk space on your computer.

Figure 8 - Log tab

Step 6 - Network settings

Set up a 'delivery speed' for the sending funtion.

Figure 9 - Net tab

Step 7 - How to send an E-mail

Please select the 'Open' button to see the event log, modify the configuration or send a test E-mail.

Figure 10 - Open the connection details page

Step 8 - Send a test E-mail

Click on the 'Send mail' button.

Figure 11 - How to send a test E-mail

  • 'To:' Add the E-mail address you would like to send a message to.
  • 'Subject:' Write here something which refers to the message you are going to write in the blank area.
  • 'Message:' Write something into the blank area.
  • 'Attachments:' If you would like to attach a file to the E-mail, you can do it by clicking on the 'Select files' button, search for the file you would like to add, then click on the 'Upload' button.
  • Finally press 'Send'.

Figure 12 - How to send a test E-mail

After sending the message if you select 'Events' or 'Log' tab you can check if your test E-mail was successfully sent. Find the information in the 'Event log' list.

Figure 13 - Event log

Step 9 - Checking in Gmail

Finally, it is time to check the result on the Gmail interface, therefore we can be sure that the E-mail was received.

Figure 14 - E-mail received

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