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Sending emails in asp.net using Gmail Credentials

This article is for sending email from asp.net with the use of gmail smtp server for that we have to required gmail credential,asp.net provide SmtpClient class for connecting to the smtp server and MailMessage for getting mail requirement.

Here is a method named SendEmail it takes 7 arguments e.g to email address, from email address, subject of email, body of email, sending like a HTML or plan text, carbon copy email address.

just copy and paste the aspx.cs code and pass these parameter to SendEmail method.



public static class EMailUtility
{
     
/// <summary>
/// For sending mail with Username and newly generated password.
/// </summary>
/// <param name="to">Email Id of the User</param>
/// <param name="from">Email Id of the Sender("info@guru.com")</param>
/// <param name="subject">Subject of the mail(Username and password info you requested)</param>
/// <param name="body">Body of the mail</param>
/// <param name="fHtml">Mail Type</param>
/// <param name="fCC">true or false</param>
/// <param name="cc">CCed Email Id</param>
public static void SendEmail(string to, string from, string subject, string body, bool fHtml, bool fCC, string cc)
{
    try
    {
        MailMessage msg = new MailMessage();
        msg.From = new MailAddress(from);
        msg.To.Add(to);
        msg.Subject = subject;
        msg.Body = body;
        msg.IsBodyHtml = fHtml;
        if (fCC) msg.CC.Add(cc);
        //************for using smtp server of gmail******************
        SmtpClient smtp = new SmtpClient("smtp.gmail.com");
        smtp.Port = 587;
        //  Assign your username and password to connect to gmail
        smtp.Credentials = new NetworkCredential("GMailUsername", "GmailPassword");
        smtp.EnableSsl = true//  Enable SSL
        smtp.Send(msg);

    }
    catch { }
}
}

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