In your Azure portal:
1. From the Gallery, install SendGrid for your Azure region. (It is free for up to 25,000 emails per month.)
2. Configure your Account Settings.
3. Click on Connection Info to see your Username and Password. We will use this later.
In your WordPress Dashboard:
1. Install Swift Mailer plug-in for WordPress. Ignore the warning that it hasn't been tested with the latest version of WP.
2. Install the SendGrid plug-in for WordPress.
3. Click on SendGrid Settings and enter the Username and Password from the Azure Connection Info (above). I chose "API" for sending mail.
4. Add appropriate Mail settings. Eg your website name for Name, and an email address within your domain for Sending Address.
5. Click on Update Settings.
6. Send a test email (on the same Settings page).
This worked for me. Good luck!
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