Why are my emails to Gmail users getting blocked??

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July 25, 2022
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Why are my emails to Gmail users getting blocked??

Google Gmail rejected blocked emails

I can happen to the best of us folks. You send an email to a valid Gmail account, and it may even be someone you’ve emailed with before. SUDDENLY, you get a nasty email back to you saying your email was blocked!!

Google (who owns GMAIL) has been cranking down on the security requirements to help reduce spam to Gmail users.  This includes requireing that the domain sending the email, has to have SPF, DKIM and DMARC records set!  These help Google validate that the emails coming in are actually from the domain they claim to be!

If you don’t have these things in place, there’s a good chance your domain will NOT be able to send emails to Gmail users unti it’s fixed.  Thankfully, that’s easy enough to do.  Whether your email is hosted with us at Lions Mane, or hosted anywhere else, you’ll probably need to be sure your domain has been modified with the proper TXT style records to keep Google happy – and open to receiving your emails!

Want to know more?  Reach out to us!