Saturday, January 8, 2011

Send email in Java

This code sends mail using gmail smtp you may need javax.mail api to implement this code

import java.util.Properties;

import javax.mail.Message;

import javax.mail.MessagingException;

import javax.mail.Session;

import javax.mail.Transport;

import javax.mail.Message.RecipientType;

import javax.mail.internet.AddressException;

import javax.mail.internet.InternetAddress;

import javax.mail.internet.MimeMessage;

import javax.mail.Store;

public class Main {

        public static void main(String[] args) {


                    String host = "";

                    String from = "";//your gmail account

                    String pass = "****";//your password of gmail account

                    Properties props = System.getProperties();

                    props.put("mail.smtp.starttls.enable", "true");

                    props.put("", host);

                    props.put("mail.smtp.user", from);

                    props.put("mail.smtp.password", pass);

                    props.put("mail.smtp.port", "587");

                    props.put("mail.smtp.auth", "true");

                    String[] to = {""};

                    // receiver mail address can be other then gmail

                    Session session = Session.getDefaultInstance(props, null);

                    MimeMessage message = new MimeMessage(session);

                    message.setFrom(new InternetAddress(from));

                    InternetAddress[] toAddress = new InternetAddress[to.length];

                    for( int i=0; i < to.length; i++ ) {

                        toAddress[i] = new InternetAddress(to[i]);



                    for( int i=0; i < toAddress.length; i++) {

                        message.addRecipient(Message.RecipientType.TO, toAddress[i]);


                    message.setSubject("Java Mail!!!");//set subject of mail

                    message.setText("Hey!!! This is mail from your friend Java!!");//set mail content

                    Transport transport = session.getTransport("smtp");

                    transport.connect(host, from, pass);

                    transport.sendMessage(message, message.getAllRecipients());



                        catch(Exception e)







  1. Great code dude,, works like a champ,,,,

  2. Great code.. works with no error after tring a few different codes online!

  3. Works like a charm. Super smooth code. Tanks dude.