Important Message from Foscam Digital Technologies Regarding US Sales & Service

We, Foscam.US (aka Foscam Digital Technologies and now Amcrest Technologies), are an independent United States based distributor of "Foscam" branded products. We have been offering telephone support, US local warranty and building the Foscam brand in the US for the past 7 years. However, we are deeply saddened to report that, even after all of this, our overseas suppliers have decided to undercut us and supply to our major customers directly. For this reason, we have no choice but to suspend telephone support for all Foscam branded products. If you have purchased a Foscam camera directly from us or from one of our authorized retailers, technical support is still available via email at

For customers who have not purchased from us directly, we advise you to please contact Foscam Shenzhen or the distributor which you have purchased from. In the meantime, we have launched our own new brand of IP cameras called Amcrest, which has superior quality products and full telephone technical support 7 days per week. We hope you can support us in our new venture. For more information, please visit

Email using Gmail

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Email using Gmail

Postby kworker » Thu Oct 14, 2010 11:31 am

I have read the post concerning emails but I have not been able to get mine to work using gmail

Receiver 1
SMTP Server
SMTP Port 465
Need Authentication Y
SMTP Password (I used a password with letters and special characters)

I get test. . .
server error

Just figured it out!!!
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Re: Email using Gmail

Postby Patthepilot » Fri Oct 15, 2010 9:16 pm

What did you do? I'm getting the same problem
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Re: Email using Gmail

Postby Patthepilot » Sat Oct 16, 2010 9:54 pm

To anyone wondering, I had to not use Gmail, but instead my ISPs server (RR) and they're server does not require username authentication, I guess since I'm on their network
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Re: Email using Gmail

Postby paillassou » Wed Oct 20, 2010 3:16 pm

CONFIGURATION pour l'envoi des mails via SMTP GMAIL (astuce du membre ECTO merci à lui)

i'm going to try english :lol:

[sender = FOSCAM]
[Receiver 1 = active_adress[AT]]
port 25

be careful to the SPAM classification

=> click on SUBMIT before test ... tm#t605169

Image ... 0586_1.htm
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Re: Email using Gmail

Postby deltacharlie26 » Mon Nov 08, 2010 8:53 am

Just the information I was looking for. Thanks

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Re: Email using Gmail

Postby gismo » Wed Dec 08, 2010 12:17 pm

having trouble with mine - cant get the above to work?
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Re: Email using Gmail

Postby barks » Wed Dec 08, 2010 9:14 pm

If using try smtp port 587 (SSL/Authentication)
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Re: Email using Gmail

Postby OddJobb » Thu Dec 09, 2010 7:29 pm

You cannot use Google's mail servers to send images from the camera. See this link, item #3: ... meras.html
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