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MailItem.SendUsingAccount Property

Office 2007
Returns or sets an Account object that represents the account under which the MailItem is to be sent. Read/write.

Version Information
 Version Added:  Outlook 2007



expression   An expression that returns a MailItem object.


The SendUsingAccount property can be used to specify the account that should be used to send the MailItem when the Send method is called. This property returns Null (Nothing in Visual Basic) if the account specified for the MailItem no longer exists.


The following code sample in Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications enumerates the Accounts collection to find a Pop3 account. If the account is found, then a message is created programmatically and the SendUsingAccount property is assigned to the Pop3 account. Note that you must assign the SendUsingAccount property before you call the Send method.

Visual Basic for Applications
Sub SendUsingAccount()
    Dim oAccount As Outlook.account
    For Each oAccount In Application.Session.Accounts
        If oAccount.AccountType = olPop3 Then
            Dim oMail As Outlook.MailItem
            Set oMail = Application.CreateItem(olMailItem)
            oMail.Subject = "Sent using POP3 Account"
            oMail.Recipients.Add ("")
            oMail.SendUsingAccount = oAccount
        End If
End Sub