How to Verify Your WP Mail SMTP License

Do you need to verify your WP Mail SMTP license? Verifying your license key will provide access to automatic updates and support, completing the installation process.

In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to verify your WP Mail SMTP license from within your WordPress site.

Before we get started, be sure to install the WP Mail SMTP plugin on your site.

Note: If you’ve just upgraded from WP Mail SMTP Lite, you’ll first need to install our separate, paid plugin. Please see our tutorial on how to upgrade from WP Mail SMTP Lite for the full details.

Once you have installed and activated the plugin, you will need to enter your license key in the WP Mail SMTP Settings.

You can do this by going to WP Mail SMTP » Settings inside your WordPress admin area.

Open WP Mail SMTP settings to access LIcense Key field

To access your license key, you must open the Downloads page of your WP Mail SMTP account your WP Mail SMTP account. Once you log in, you will find your License Key on the main account page, as shown below.

Copy license key from WP Mail SMTP account

Copy that key and add it into the License Key field in your WP Mail SMTP plugin settings.

Next, click on the Verify Key button, and your license will be added.

Verify WP Mail SMTP license key

You will see a notice letting you know that your site is receiving automatic updates.

License key has been verified successfully

Below the License Key field, you should now see a note with your license level.

License type is displayed under license key

Congrats! Now that your license is verified your site will receive automatic updates for WP Mail SMTP.

Now that you’ve verified your WP Mail SMTP license, the next step is to set up a mailer. Check out our full list of WP Mail SMTP mailer options for details, including step-by-step setup guides!