How to connect your email account via IMAP

In this article, we will explain how to configure your email account via IMAP so that you can send, receive and manage your emails directly in Sendinblue Inbox and CRM. Unless your email provider is Google (Gmail, G Suite) or Microsoft (Office 365, Outlook), IMAP is the default option to connect your email account to Sendinblue.

Before you start

  • If you are not sure who your email provider is or where to find the hosts and ports, have a look at our list of most common providers. If you can't find your provider in the list, ask your IT administrator or the person you purchased your domain or website from.

Connect your email account via IMAP

  1. Whether you're adding your account from Inbox or CRM, select the IMAP email type.
  2. Enter your email address and password.
  3. In some rare cases, your email address might not be your username. If it's your case, uncheck My email address is my username and enter your username.

    💡 Good to know
    Creating an app-specific password might be required by some providers—find out more in our list of most common providers.

  4. Enter the IMAP Host address and select the IMAP Port.
  5. Enter the SMTP Host address and select the SMTP Port.
  6. In some rare cases, different credentials might be used for SMTP. If it's your case, uncheck Same username and password as IMAP and enter your credentials.
  7. Click Connect my account.

Your email account is now connected to Sendinblue.

Most common providers

Here are the hosts and ports for the most popular email providers and registrars:

Provider/Registrar

IMAP host (& port)

SMTP host (& port)

Additional settings needed

AOL

imap.aol.com (993)

smtp.aol.com (587) 

Enable 2-step verification and then create an app password for Sendinblue (learn how).

Fastmail

imap.fastmail.com (993)

smtp.fastmail.com (465)

 

iCloud

imap.mail.me.com (993)

smtp.mail.me.com (587) 

Enable 2-step verification and then create an app password for Sendinblue (learn how).

Yahoo

imap.mail.yahoo.com (993)

smtp.mail.yahoo.com (587) 

Allow "Less secure sign-in" (learn how).

If 2-step verification is enabled then create an app password for Sendinblue (learn how).

Zoho.com

imap.zoho.com (993)

smtp.zoho.com (465)

Enable "IMAP access" (learn now).

If 2-step verification is enabled then create an app password for Sendinblue (learn how).

Zoho Pro

imappro.zoho.com (993)

smtppro.zoho.com (465)

Same instructions as above for Zoho.com. Zoho Pro is for users with a custom domain, e.g. you@yourdomain.com

1&1 IONOS

imap.ionos.com (993)

smtp.ionos.com (465)

 

DreamHost

imap.dreamhost.com (993)

smtp.dreamhost.com (465)

 

Gandi

mail.gandi.net (993)

mail.gandi.net (465)

 

GoDaddy

imap.secureserver.net (993)

smtpout.secureserver.net (465)

 

Name.com

mail.name.com (993)

mail.name.com (465)

 

Namecheap

mail.privateemail.com (993)

mail.privateemail.com (465)

 

OVH

ssl0.ovh.net (993)

ssl0.ovh.net (465)

 

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