Arq Help

Sending Reports via Email

Arq can send a status report via email whenever it finishes backing up. To set it up, open "Preferences" (from the "Arq" menu) and select the "Email" tab.

Email Preferences

Sending Mail via Gmail

If you want to use Google's server to send the email, the settings in the screen shot above should work. Specifically, try SMTP host, SMTP port 587, use SSL/TLS, and use "Password" authentication type with your Gmail account username/password. If you've got 2-factor authentication enabled for your Google account, this Stack Overflow post may help.