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Sending E-mail

Windows Mobile 6.5
4/8/2010

This code sample is named SendMail. It demonstrates how to programmatically send e-mail messages using the Messaging APIs (MAPI). The application sends an e-mail message, per account, to a list of recipients. It stores one message per each account on the mobile device (POP3, ActiveSync, etc), in the account's Outbox.

  1. Logs onto the message store.
  2. Gets the message store's table.
  3. For each local account:
    1. Opens the current store entry.
    2. Gets the Drafts folder (necessary for outgoing mail).
    3. Creates a new message in this folder.
    4. Sets relevant message properties (Recipients, Subject, Body, etc).
    5. Creates a file attachment.
    6. Sends the message.
    7. Cleans up.
To run the code sample
  1. Navigate to the solution file (*.sln), and double-click it. By default, the solution files are copied to the following folders:

    C:\Program Files\Windows Mobile 6.5.3 DTK\Samples\Common\CPP\Win32\SendMail

    Microsoft Visual Studio launches and loads the solution.

  2. Build the solution (Ctrl+Shift+B).

  3. Deploy the solution (F5).

To use the application
  • After running the application, check your Outbox or Sent Items folder. Depending on your network or partnership access, you will see your message(s).

The application has no user interface, and requires no interaction.

The Recipient List, Subject, and Message Body, are specified in code, and can be changed.

SDK: Windows Mobile Professional SDK and Windows Mobile Standard SDK

Development Environment: Visual Studio 2005 or 2008.

ActiveSync: Version 4.5.

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