How To Fix Mac Mail Outbox Not Sending Gmail?

Mac Mail is the built-in email app on all Mac devices and it can manage multiple email accounts. It is also known as Apple Mail.If your Gmail is stuck in the Mail app and not sending any emails, then proceed with the troubleshooting steps mentioned below to fix Mac mail Outbox not sending Gmail account.

  • Step 1: On your Mac, verify whether you have a standard Internet connection.
  • Step 2: Click the Apple menu available at the top-left corner of the screen and select System Preferences.
  • Step 3: In the System Preferences window, give a double-click on the Network icon.
  • Step 4: Navigate to the left-side panel and select your network.
  • Step 5: Ensure that the green light is indicated under the communication medium.
  • Step 6: In the Mail app, make sure that you have entered the valid email address (recipient’s Gmail address).
  • Step 7: Check the Outbox settings by clicking the Mail menu and selecting Preferences from the drop-down list.
  • Step 8: In the Internet Accounts window, verify the mail settings and check if you have entered the correct Gmail server settings.
  • Step 9: To do so, select your Gmail account from the left-side panel first.
  • Step 10: Click on Account Information and Server Settings.
  • Step 11: Go to the Outgoing Mail Server section and select the Edit SMTP Server List option from the drop-down menu.
  • Step 12: Next, select Gmail from the list of SMTP servers.
  • Step 13: Click the Server Settings button and check whether you have configured the correct hostname.
  • Step 14: If the problem remains unsolved, the Mail preference file might be corrupted.
  • Step 15: This could prevent the Mail app from sending emails.
  • Step 16: To fix this issue, create a backup of your Mac using the Time Machine Backup.
  • Step 17: Next, repair the Mac Mail using the built-in recovery tools (Disk Utility).
  • Step 18: You can also repair the corrupted Mail preference files using a trusted third-party tool.
  • Step 19: If you need a remote assistance to fix Mac mail Outbox not sending Gmail, click the Call button available on this screen to contact our technical support team for remote assistance.
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