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Send email through windows store app 8.1

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  • I want to send email through my windows store app 8.1 programmatically. Can anyone tell me ,how to do this?
    Monday, July 7, 2014 6:38 AM

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  • There are two ways to do it

    (1) Implement Share Contract and pass HTML & Text.

    (2) Host a service in cloud to send emails, your app will make a service call and handover all things to send email.


    -- Vishal Kaushik --

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    Monday, July 7, 2014 7:01 AM
  • to add to more:

    you can use protocol activation; Launcher.LaunchUriAsync(new Uri(mailto:///))


    Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer - Windows Store Apps Using C#

    Monday, July 7, 2014 8:51 AM

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  • There are two ways to do it

    (1) Implement Share Contract and pass HTML & Text.

    (2) Host a service in cloud to send emails, your app will make a service call and handover all things to send email.


    -- Vishal Kaushik --

    Please 'Mark as Answer' if my post answers your question and 'Vote as Helpful' if it helps you. Happy Coding!!!

    Monday, July 7, 2014 7:01 AM
  • to add to more:

    you can use protocol activation; Launcher.LaunchUriAsync(new Uri(mailto:///))


    Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer - Windows Store Apps Using C#

    Monday, July 7, 2014 8:51 AM
  • Agreed! Yes, there are actually 3 options. And MailTo is actually the simplest one.

    -- Vishal Kaushik --

    Please 'Mark as Answer' if my post answers your question and 'Vote as Helpful' if it helps you. Happy Coding!!!

    Monday, July 7, 2014 8:55 AM