TheocBase — TB — can send awards by e-mail; you need to configure it!
On TB, go to Settings > Reminders > e-mail
and fill all required textareas:
Sender’s name: Firstname lastname
Sender’s e-mail: your email
Account: choose either Gmail, iCloud, Microsoft 365, Outlook… or leave blank
If you leave blank, use a custom SMTP server (like your…)
SMTP: full name of the server or IP address
Port: 587 / TLS (preferably), 465 / SSL, … or others customs configurations
Username: ID of your SMTP service
Password: password of your SMTP service
When everything is configured, click on the [ Test Connection ] button:
- if OK, all are good
- if failed, check absolutely all your datas.
2FA is a layer of security. Some suppliers require it, like Gmail or iCloud.
Configure 2FA on your SMTP supplier:
- for Gmail, see: https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/185833?hl=en
- for iCloud, see: https://support.apple.com/HT204397
After configuring the application password, as required in the supplier’s documentation, fill the password textarea with this application password, not your SMTP password!