Send HEY mail with forwarding address using Office365 SMTP

HEY mail announced a while back you can send emails from external email addresses using SMTP. Just the other day, they now finally also announced that their take on custom domains.

I’ve been waiting to hook up my existing HEY mail address with my custom domain’s forwarding addresses, so that I don’t have to set up MX records for email on my custom domain’s DNS.

In my case, I was hoping for something more similar to what GMail’s offering is like, where you can choose to send email from any other email addresses which you can receive email from (e.g. forwarding addresses, registered directly in your domain registrar’s DNS settings).

This guide outlines a solution I’ve found, which works great for me, where I can now finally send HEY email from a custom domain forward address, using the Office365 SMTP.


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