Sending mail functionality for Google App Engine

When we search for sending mail functionality then we get the solution using javax mail API.

Following is the code of using javax.mail API :

If you are using free app on Google App Engine then above code will not work and will get following error:

In above code, we are trying to set smtp configuration. When we use smtp configuration then Google App Engine tries to use Socket API and these Socket APIs are available only with paid apps. If you will use above code with free app on Google App Engine then we will get above error.

So, to avoid this error, use following code :

There is one more possibility that you can get following error as well:

This error comes when sender email address is not added in permission list in your app on Google App Engine. So sender email must be added in permission list.

If you want to get more on this then see here

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Rishi is a Lead Consultant, with experience of more than 7 years. Rishi is product focused developer who loves developing both front-end user interfaces and scalable back-end infrastructure. He is a good team player, quick learner and a humble person. He has good time management skills, aimed to give best results and fully dedicated towards his work & responsibilities. He is able to work as individual and as well as in team. He loves to share his knowledge, therefore he often writes technical blogs.

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