How to Authenticate SendGrid with Aloware: A Step-by-Step Guide

SendGrid is for efficient email delivery. Authenticate in Aloware with your SendGrid API Key. Admins can integrate and test by sending an email.

What is SendGrid?

SendGrid is an email delivery platform that provides businesses and developers with the tools they need to manage and send large volumes of emails reliably and efficiently.


What is SendGrid authentication to Aloware?

SendGrid authentication in Aloware enables Aloware to use SendGrid to send emails, allowing you to take advantage of SendGrid's reliable and scalable email delivery capabilities while managing your email campaigns through Aloware's user-friendly interface.

How does it work?

  • You need to provide Aloware with your SendGrid API Key.

  • Aloware will use it to authenticate with SendGrid and start sending emails through SendGrid.

  • You can now use Aloware to manage your email campaigns, statistics, etc.

Integration Prerequisites

  • A SendGrid account. If you haven't already, sign up for a SendGrid account.

  • A sender authentication setup in SendGrid.

  • Only admins can integrate SendGrid with Aloware.


Authenticating SendGrid to Aloware

  1. In your Aloware account, navigate to the Integrations tab.

  2. Select the SendGrid card, and click Settings

  3. In the SendGrid Integration Settings page, you need to configure your email settings to use SendGrid as your email provider:

    • General

      • API Key - you need to add the SendGrid API key to Aloware.

        • To get your SendGrid API Key, login to your SendGrid account.

        • Click Settings > select API Keys.

        • Click the Create API Key button on the upper-right side.

        • Select from the API Key Permission, and click the Create and View button.

        • Copy the generated SendGrid API Key.

        • Now, paste the Sendgrid API Key in Aloware's SendGrid Integration Settings API Key field.

      • Sender Address - your business email address that reflects the "From" in the recipient's email (e.g. support-dev@aloware.com).

      • Sender Name - the business name displayed in the inboxes of your recipients (e.g. Aloware Dev).

  4. After clicking the Test & Save button, you can check the status of the integration on the page once it has been tested.


Testing the Integration

You can send a test email from Aloware to check the details you set in the integration settings.

    1. To send an email to a contact, simply choose a contact from the Contacts menu. For testing purposes, you can include your email and other relevant details.

    2. Check that the contact has an email address in the field.

    3. In the message box, click the Email tab and click Send Email once you have created your Subject and Message Body.