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Hai guys,

I need to send email though vb using gmail smtp.
But i really dont want to use any 3rd party components.
Pls give me a pure vb6 solution.

* Previously i have not used emailing though vb.
Posted 30-Aug-08 21:55pm
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Solution 1

You can just connect to the SMTP server directly and send the necessary commands. However, GMail requires a connection over SSL.
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Solution 3

Imports System.Net.Mail

'inside some required event
Dim mail As New MailMessage()
Dim SmtpServer As New SmtpClient()
SmtpServer.Credentials = New Net.NetworkCredential("Your gmail id", "your gmail password")
SmtpServer.Port = 587
SmtpServer.Host = ""
SmtpServer.EnableSsl = True
mail = New MailMessage()
mail.From = New MailAddress("ur gmail id", "some text", System.Text.Encoding.UTF8)
mail.To.Add(" reciepient mail id")
mail.Subject = "ur subject here"
mail.Body = "ur mail body"
mail.DeliveryNotificationOptions = DeliveryNotificationOptions.OnFailure
mail.ReplyTo = New MailAddress("reciepient mail id")
MessageBox.Show("mail sent")
Catch ex As Exception
End Try
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