The description for the video says it is for Lightroom 2. You are probably using version 5 or 6 where things have changed a little.
LR does not do web-based email via your web browser. Which email client is your computer using?
ManiacJoe- Can you expand on your statement-
LR does not do web-based email
I am happily sending email through my Hotmail account (or outlook.com alias) as well as my internet server mail account.
Email details in the setup must validate before it is possible to send.
Here is my setup for my outlook.com account-
They are all exported to an album Ive titled For email...in my documents
folder. I think the email is meant to come up automatically?? How do i send
all 300 shots as attachment/pdf to my friends email? Thanks!
On Mon, Jun 1, 2015 at 8:08 PM, Hayley Melrose <firstname.lastname@example.org>
That all looks reasonable (I cannot talk about its accuracy).
In this case you are talking to the SMTP server as a true email client instead of using the WWW server as a web browser.