Steps on how to configure SendGrid SMTP for email warmup.
SendGrid has a pretty straightforward and standard SMTP configuration.
Yes, you have to enter the keyword "apikey" literally as the username. But you will need to create an API Key to use as the password.
Here is how to create an API key to use as the password for SendGrid:
How to create an API key to use as SendGrid SMTP password
Enter a name for your API key, this could be anything. It is just for your own identification then click "Create key". An API key will be generated.
Once you have the API key, enter it as the password for your SendGrid SMTP setup at https:murlist.com/dashboard. You are all set!
The likes of AWS SES, SendGrid, SendinBlue do not provide IMAP. So you will need the IMAP of another mail provider like Google, Zoho, AWS Workmail, etc. A general rule is to use the IMAP of where you receive replies to your emails but we place no restrictions on this. You can use whatever IMAP you prefer. Also note, you can create a filter to keep your inbox productive and auto-archive emails from Murlist.