Overview of the Group Email configuration tool pane

Overview of the Group Email configuration tool pane

Image of the Group Email section of the configuration toolpane

1. Select the site group(s) that can send email by clicking the web parts mail icon.

2. Choose whether Group Email will obtain receipient email addresses from SharePoint or Active Directory

3. You have the option of associating an email template with the web part.

NOTE: All content editor web parts on the page will be displayed in this drop down selector.

4. Enter the default text that will appear as the outgoing email subject

5. Enter icon’s popup message text. This text will appear when user does a mouse over the icon.

6. Select the mail service that will be used by Group Email.

Use Mail Client. Uses your default mail client to send out email.


Use SMTP. Uses the SMTP server associated with your SharePoint server to deliver emails.

7. Change the Language Settings for the web part

8. The About Web Part link will display the version information for the tool. See the Release Notes for additional information on your release