All you Need to Know About GMX SMTP Settings

Created On
July 14, 2023
GMX SMTP Settings

The absence of email communication is commonly regarded as a major disadvantage in the current digital environment. Many people and organizations who depend on the smooth interchange of electronic messages for various purposes share this view. The market offers various free email service providers, all skilled at supporting continuous and effective email communication. 

Global Mail Exchange (GMX) has been a well-liked option among these providers and has gained considerable popularity. To thoroughly understand the capabilities and functionalities of this well-liked email platform, we intend to go deeper into the settings and configuration of GMX in conjunction with the well-established Gmail email service in this article.

About GMX Mail Server

GMX is also known as a Global Mail Exchange email provider that offers customers free-of-cost and auto-tic email accounts. Therefore, to ensure you get smooth, effective, and efficient email delivery, it is essential to configure the GMX with the SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol) settings in your email accounts. 

As we all know that SMTP is the primary protocol used for communicating through email messages worldwide over the internet.

What are GMX SMTP Settings?

You need to follow the below steps to configure the GMX SMTP settings in your email account:

Step 1: Open and launch your email account, either Gmail or Outlook.

Step 2: Click on the “Settings” icon and then click on “Add Account” 


Step 3: Enter your GMX email address which needs to be configured.

Step 4: From the Options available, select the amount type you want, “IMAP” or “POP3”.

Step 5: Depending upon the account type, mention the server name, port, and other server details in the incoming mail server settings options:


If the incoming mail server is IMAP, enter below:

  • Incoming Server - IMAP Server:
  • IMAP Port: 993
  • IMAP SecuritySSL Encryption: SSL/TLS

If the incoming mail server is POP3, enter below:

  • Server:
  • POP3 Port: 995
  • Encryption: SSL/TLS

Step 6: Enter the outgoing server settings (Mail SMTP username and SMTP password) now:

  • Outgoing Server:
  • SMTP Port: 587
  • Encryption: STARTTLS

Step 7: Hit “Next” and enter your GMX email address and password here again.


Step 8: Click on “Finish” and Exit.


Step 9: Try the connection by sending a test email.


It is crucial to configure the GMX email account precisely and appropriately with the SMTP settings; only then will you experience smooth and consistent email transmission. And this configuration can be easily and quickly done with the help of the steps mentioned above. 

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