Sending a test email

Learn how to send yourself a test email to preview your message.

To send yourself a test email, visit the Preview tab of a sequence > Click on the Send Test Email button. 

You can also preview how an email looks like for a specific contact by selecting them in the drop-down menu on the left side and clicking on the paper airplane icon

If you do not select a contact to send a test email to, Interseller will instead populate your information by default. 

Some custom fields within a test email may not populate because your information is not stored anywhere in the sequence. Instead, it will show the custom field (i.e. it will show "{{job_title}}" instead of populating your job title).

We do not recommend adding yourself or another email address you own to a sequence for testing messages. This will cause the stats not to work as expected.

Important things to note:

  • Unsubscribe links do not get added in a test email.
  • Test emails will always be sent as individual emails regardless if they're steps in a sequence. Previous steps do not get added "under the fold" or referenced in test emails. In the actual email, if the same thread is selected, follow-up emails will appear in the same thread.
  • The "RE:" flag in the subject line will not get added. This will depend on the particular email service to add it such as Gmail or Outlook

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