Global Settings - Email and Social Media

Global Settings - Email and Social Media

Email Account Settings - These settings are for the email account that you will be sending emails from. This information can be obtained from the company that the email account is through.

Note - If you are planning to take advantage of Booth's photo email feature at your next event some research and planning will make that event go much smoother. The number of emails and the size of attachments you are allowed to send can vary especially with the free providers like Gmail or Hotmail. These limits can be per hour or per day and can also include limits on attachment size. Below is a list of popular free email services, their limits and a link to their policy pages.  At the bottom are a couple of paid services that can provide more. Be aware that the limits shown are a starting point and can change without notice based on usage. Also, not all internet connections are equal. Many of the free wifi connections that are available in public places block email sending to prevent spamers from using it to send spam. This can be why test emails are sent at home but not on location.

Google Gmail Email Sending Limit
Gmail also requires enabling POP email clients in their set up. Follow these steps

Here's how to enable POP in Gmail:
  • Sign in to Gmail.
  • Click the gear in the top right .
  • Select Settings.
  • Click Forwarding and POP/IMAP.
  • Select Enable POP for all mail or Enable POP for mail that arrives from now on.
  • Choose what to do with your messages after your POP client or device receives them.
  • Click Save Changes.
Although the radio button next to your selected option may not stay selected, Gmail displays the status next to 'POP Status:.' When you enable POP, your settings display 'POP Status: POP is enabled.'

If your POP settings are turned off, the status will indicate that POP is disabled. Once you've enabled POP in your Gmail settings, you need to configure Booth.

*Please note that Google has started enforcing a more secure email login which prohibits Darkroom from using gmail.  In order to use gmail with Darkroom, you will need to go into your Gmail account settings and enable less secure apps to connect.

See this gmail support note: Click here

Windows Live Hotmail Email Sending Limit
Yahoo Email Sending Limit
  • 100 emails per hour
  • 10mb per message for Yahoo
  • 20mb per message for Yahoo Plus
AOL Email Sending Limit
  • 100 recipients per email (Bcc:)
  • 500 emails per connection
  • 16mb per message
(High Volume Options)

Mandrill (free/paid)
SendGrid (free/paid)

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