1. Q:
    2. How do setup email notifications on my mydlink camera?
    1. A:
    2. Note: If you are using gmail as an SMTP server, you may need to enable "less secure apps" on the account you are using as "sender". For instructions click HERE.

       

      Step 1: Log into the Web-based configuration of the camera.

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      Step 2: Click Setup > Mail

      Step 3: Enter you E-Mail Settings

      • SMTP Server Address: This is the domain name or IP address of your external e-mail server (e.g. smtp.gmail.com).
        • See below for a list of popular E-Mail Providers and their settings
      • SMTP Server Port: This is the port used by your e-mail provided for sending email (gmail users - use 465)
      • Sender e-mail Address: This is the e-mail address of the person sending the camera snapshots. (your email address) 
      • Receiver e-mail Address: This is the e-mail address of recipient for the SMTP server. (Who the email is being sent to)
      • User Name: This is your username for your sender email account (gmail users - do not include @gmail.com)
      • Password: This is the password for your sender email account (enter 16 character app password from gmail if using 2-step verification)
      • Use SSL-TLS/STARTTLS: This needs to be enabled if your email provider requires TLS authentication (gmail users - use SSL-TLS)

      Note: If the above information is not entered correct, this feature will not work. Please check with your email provider for the correct settings.

      Step 4: Enable e-mailing images to email account: Choosing Always will start sending snapshots to the recipient''s e-mail account right away. Choosing Schedule will allow you to schedule when to start and stop the sending of snapshots to the recipient''s e-mail account.

      Step 8: Set Email Interval: How often emails/snapshots are sent

      Step 9: Click Test: This will send a snapshot to the e-mail account that you have configured in the E-mail section. If you have configured the SMTP account correctly, you will be able to send a test file to the e-mail account of the recipient.

      Step 10: Click Save settings.


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      Popular Email Service Providers

      Email Service Provider Mail Server Information
      Hotmail Outgoing Server Name: smtp.live.com
      Port: 587
      Use Authentication: Yes
      Use SSL: No
      AOL.com Outgoing Server Name: smtp.aol.com
      Port: 587
      Use Authentication: Yes
      Use SSL: No
      Cogeco Outgoing Server Name: smtp.cogeco.ca
      Port: 25
      Use Authentication: No
      Use SSL: No
      G-Mail Outgoing Server Name: smtp.gmail.com
      Port: 465
      Use Authentication: Yes
      Use SSL: Yes (SSL-TLS)
      Rogers Outgoing Server Name: smtp.broadband.rogers.com
      Port: 587
      Use Authentication: Yes
      Use SSL: No
      Telus Outgoing Server Name: smtp.telus.net
      Port: 25
      Use Authentication: No
      Use SSL: No
      Bell Sympatico Outgoing Server Name: smtphm.sympatico.ca
      Port: 587
      Use Authentication: Yes
      Use SSL: Optional (Yes or No)
      Videotron Outgoing Server Name: relais.videotron.ca
      Port: 25
      Use Authentication: No
      Use SSL: No
      Yahoo.ca Outgoing Server Name: smtp.mail.yahoo.ca
      Port: 587
      Use Authentication: Yes
      Use SSL: No





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