Configuring a Gmail account

With Mail Designer 365 you can quickly send email designs via your own email address. This is a great way to send your email newsletters to colleagues or other contacts. Configuring your Gmail account for sending is super straightforward.

Once you are happy with your design, make sure you have saved your work, then head to “Mail Designer 365” > “Preferences” > “Mail Accounts.”

Click on the + sign to add a new email account.

Select Gmail from the list of email providers; you will now be redirected to your Google account.

Choose the Gmail account you want to use in Mail Designer. Make sure you allow Mail Designer 365 access to your Gmail account by clicking “Allow.” You will then be redirected to Mail Designer 365.

To send your design using your newly configured Gmail address, click on the airplane send icon and choose “Send email”:

Enter the email addresses of your recipients in the “To” box. Next to the “From” box, click on the arrow to select your email address from the dropdown list:

Click “Send” when you are ready.

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A Quick Tour of Mail Designer 365
Layout Blocks
Background
Image Areas
Graphics and Other Objects
Images
Working with Text
Text Styles
Creative Tools
Working with Links and Buttons
Tables
Preview your Design
Optimizing your Template for Mobile
Plain Text
Using Retina Images with your Design
The Inbox View
Teamwork
Preparing your Design for Sending
Setting Up Mail Designer 365 for Sending
Send via Mail Designer 365
Advanced Design Techniques
Sharing your Designs
HTML Export
Exporting a Design to MailChimp
Exporting a Design to Campaign Monitor
Appendix: Compatibility
Appendix: Keyboard Shortcuts