DYI: Notifications from SGPro to your iphone

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SGPro added notifications through email. This is a quick way to get notifications in Prowl (and Growl) on your iphone.

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First you need to purchase Prowl form the iTunes store here. Or through your iPhone’s store

You also have to have a mail account. I created a mailgun account so I do not clutter my main mailbox.

To create a mailgun account, and get the settings go to www.mailgun.com. Sign up for a free account. Then form the mail panel:

mailgun

You will be given API Keys and the default postmaster@XXX.mailgun.org account. You will need to create a new account.

click on activate:

maigunmailsettings

click Manage SMTP credentials

maigunaccount

and create a new account. I used sgp@xxxxx.mailgun.org and password. You will need this to configure the SGP mail settings

You next have to create a Prowl email account. So go to prowlapp.com

Prowl

Select API Keys and generate a new key. Name it SGPPro:

ProwlApi

And generate:

prowlkey

Now you have an API Email for your app (xxxxx@api.prowlapp.com). Now lets tailor it together.

Start SGPro and Select Tools/Configure Notifications/Settings

SGPMail

For address enter the prowl email you created above

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and for you settings add the settings from your mailgun server.

Use smpt.mailgun.org for SMTP Server

Username and password are the ones you created  (sgp@xxxxx.mailgun.org)

SPGmailMailConfic

Press test and watch for the notification in your iPhone. Enjoy!!!! 😉

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