Email Configuration

Rocket.Chat features include using emails, notifications, email verification, mailer, and much more.

Before using those features, you must connect a SMTP server to Rocket.Chat. To do that, you must have access to a SMTP server and a valid SMTP log in credentials.

Set up your Credentials

Go to Administration settings > Email > SMTP.


  • Your SMTP server host name (e.g.

  • The port (usually 587 for modern secured SMTP servers)

  • Your credentials

  • A name and email to appear in the From field of the emails

Once completed, click Save changes.

SMTP server configuration.

Test Changes

Go back into the SMTP settings and click Test SMTP settings. You should receive an email within a few minutes. If you do not, check the logs (Administration > View Logs) to see what happened.

Note: Make sure Debug logging is on; the default is to log information only.