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MailAddress.Address Property

Gets the e-mail address specified when this instance was created.

Namespace:  System.Net.Mail
Assembly:  System (in System.dll)

public string Address { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
A String that contains the e-mail address.

The value returned by this property does not include the DisplayName information.

The following code example displays the address for an e-mail message recipient.

		public static void CreateCopyMessage(string server)
			MailAddress from = new MailAddress("", "Ben Miller");
			MailAddress to = new MailAddress("", "Jane Clayton");
			MailMessage message = new MailMessage(from, to);
			// message.Subject = "Using the SmtpClient class.";
			message.Subject = "Using the SmtpClient class.";
			message.Body = @"Using this feature, you can send an e-mail message from an application very easily.";
			// Add a carbon copy recipient.
			MailAddress copy = new MailAddress("");
			SmtpClient client = new SmtpClient(server);
			// Include credentials if the server requires them.
			client.Credentials = CredentialCache.DefaultNetworkCredentials;
			Console.WriteLine("Sending an e-mail message to {0} by using the SMTP host {1}.",
				 to.Address, client.Host);
	    try {
      catch (Exception ex) {
        Console.WriteLine("Exception caught in CreateCopyMessage(): {0}", 
                    ex.ToString() );

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.