Link your Gmail account to send individual emails from My Influencers and Campaigns. Once you link your Gmail account, you’ll be able to use Influencity to send and/or receive emails for the influencers you have stored in your IRM. Setting up this option gives Influencity permission to send emails using your company’s server.

Steps for linking your Gmail account

Before linking your Gmail account to Influencity, you will need to make some changes in Google Settings.

  • Go to Google Support

  • Click on If "Less secure app access" is off for your account.

  • Click on turn it back on.

  • Sign in to the email you would like to link to Influencity.

  • In the section Less secure apps, activate "Allow less secure apps" (make sure this shows as ON).

  • Go to Influencity to continue setting up your Gmail account.

You can link your Gmail to Influencity in one of the two following ways:

Link your Gmail account from Account & Settings:

  • Click on your Influencity account Avatar in the top right-hand corner.

  • Click on Account and Settings in the drop-down menu.

  • Go to Communication in the sidebar.

  • Go to the Emails section in the top navigation bar.

  • In Emails view, click on the "Connect your inbox" button.

  • Select Connect Gmail.

  • Read about what to expect when you link your Gmail inbox to Influencity and click on Accept & connect to Google.

  • Tick the box to say you have completed the steps to enable access to Influencity from your Gmail account.

  • Click on Yes, I set up my account.

  • Enter your email address.

  • Enter the password for your Gmail account.

  • Click on Connect account.

NB: If after completing the setup an error message appears, you may want to read the following article: Troubleshooting issues with linking to Gmail.

Linking Gmail from Compose:

If you still haven’t set up an email account, you can connect a personal account from any Influencer profile with linked emails. If you do not know how to link emails to an Influencer, you can find out how to do so in the article.

  • Go to the profile of an Influencer in your IRM who has at least one linked email.

  • Click on the Email button.

  • Click on Compose in the drop-down menu.

  • Click on Connect your inbox.

  • Select Connect Gmail.

  • Read about what to expect when you link your Gmail inbox to Influencity and click on Accept & connect to Google.

  • Tick the box to say you have completed the steps to enable access to Influencity from your Gmail account.

  • Click on Yes, I set up my account.

  • Enter your email address.

  • Enter your Gmail password.

  • Click on Connect account.

NB: If after completing the setup an error message appears, you may want to read the following article: Troubleshooting issues with linking to Gmail.

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