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RT-Alerts will send an automatic email to any email address using your email server.  Every alert will be sent as a separate message.  Your alert settings will determine how many alerts you will be sent.  Be aware that your personal cell phone account will be charged at your regular rate for receiving email messages.

We recommend you set up a free Google Gmail account and use it for RT-Alerts.  It has been tested with the RT-Alerts system and is easy to set up.  A sample setup is shown below.  First, go to Google and set up your own Gmail Email account. Then fill in the information in RT-Alerts as shown below.

Important:
If you use a Gmail account be sure to go to the link below and "Enable" the less secure option.

https://www.google.com/settings/security/lesssecureapps

This must be done before you send a test message.

Each setting is explained in the text below.

Send Alert Image to MY Email
When this is checked, RT-Alerts will send the two most recent alerts to your specified email addresses.  Un checking this box turns of the messaging service.

Send From Email Address
This is the current default email address that you use in Windows Mail on your computer.  To find it, run Windows Mail and click on 'Tools' and then 'Accounts'.  The send from email address is the 'default' email address shown there.  Another option, in the example above, we are using a free Google Gmail account to send the messages out.

Send To Email Address #1
This is the Email address you want to send the message to.  It can be any email address.  I like to send messages to my Blackberry through my Verizon email account.  The alerts are images so try to use an HTML compatible email account.

Send To Email Address #2
This is a second email address.  I send alerts to both my desktop and my Blackberry.

Test Subject:
This can be any text.  It is used for testing your mail settings only.  The subject of a real alert will be show the symbol, pattern and time.

Test message Body
This can be any text.  It is used for testing your mail settings only.  The real alert message body will be images.

Mail Server Name
This is the name of your outgoing mail server. To find it, run Windows Mail and click on 'Tools' and then 'Accounts'.  Click on your default account and then 'properties'.  In the 'Properties' window, click on the Servers tab.  Your Mail Server Name is under Outgoing Mail (SMTP).  In the example, we are using the Google Gmail system and we recommend you use it also.

Email User Name
This is your user name for your outgoing mail server. To find it, run Windows Mail and click on 'Tools' and then 'Accounts'.  Click on your default account and then 'properties'.  In the 'Properties' window, click on the Servers tab.  Your Email User Name is under Email User Name.

Email Password
This is your password for your outgoing mail server. To find it, run Windows Mail and click on 'Tools' and then 'Accounts'.  Click on your default account and then 'properties'.  In the 'Properties' window, click on the Servers tab.  Your Email Password is under Email Password.

Mail Setup Instr.
This button takes you to this instruction page.

Send Test Message
Press this button one time after you have filled in all of the fields.  A test message will be sent to your Send To email address.

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