Dear Invoiceplane community!
I have succesfully installed my own InvoicePlane on my server. I set up every detail from the settings and stuff (so I set the email to).
Now I am 100% sure my email settings are
correct (with SMTP). And when I made a new test account on my personal email and tried to request a new password on the login page. It doesn’t send an email.
I also tried other email methods, But they don’t work either.
My webhost does meet the requirements for this software, so that shouldn’t be the problem.
My InvoicePlane nicely says: “Email has been sent”. But I don’t receive anything. Also not in my spam folder of my email I should receive the password reset link on.
Now I checked my noreply email (which I use to email these kind of things). And I saw that InvoicePlane didn’t even send an email. Otherwise I would knew hotmail / outlook servers blocked my email.
Could you guys help me out? Thanks
June 9, 2016, 6:11pm
Could you please post more information about your email host?
My email does work, I have an email of
I have a full working SMTP, it works with any other mail client to (outlook etc.)
Still haven’t got an answer
i also have that problem. email not working on my local server. it getting error “Could not instantiate mail function.”
June 14, 2016, 1:30pm
There will be no fix in the near future. I tested InvoicePlane with all available sending methods (SMTP, SendMail and PHP Mail) and all methods worked.
SMTP was tested with Mandrill, Google Mail and an own mail server.
OK, So I think I found the problem!
Here is a screenshot:
(I am using PHP email now)
So, the password reset email sends from an invalid email address. (system@**www.**
How can I remove that www. from the email sender. Maybe it will then send emails?
June 20, 2016, 5:58am