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About Manish Srivastava

Manish Srivastava
I have been a mobile software consultant + developer(Java, J2ME, Android) for over 2 years. I have done enterprise level development for large and small companies alike. Around 2010,I started doing Development for my customers.I always build clean, mobile friendly, semantic applicattion for every customer. For my clients, I get 100% involved, dedicated to making sure they get the best performance from the appliaction. I strive for long term results. I truly enjoy Mobile Development, and am very passionate about it. This enables me to do the best job for my clients.

Send Email with Attachment in Android

This is a simple demo for send email in Android with attachment. For attachment I am using Intent.ACTION_GET_CONTENT.

Don’t forget to add permissions in your manifest.xml-
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

<uses-permission android:name="android.permission.INTERNET" />
    <uses-permission android:name="android.permission.READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE" />
    <uses-permission android:name="android.permission.READ_INTERNAL_STORAGE" />
    <uses-permission android:name="android.permission.ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE" />

Screenshot_2013-09-23-00-07-49

1)MainActivity.java

package com.manish.sendemaildemo;

import android.app.Activity;
import android.content.Intent;
import android.database.Cursor;
import android.net.Uri;
import android.os.Bundle;
import android.provider.MediaStore;
import android.util.Log;
import android.view.View;
import android.view.View.OnClickListener;
import android.widget.Button;
import android.widget.EditText;
import android.widget.Toast;

/**
 *
 * @author manish
 *
 */
public class MainActivity extends Activity implements OnClickListener {

       EditText editTextEmail, editTextSubject, editTextMessage;
       Button btnSend, btnAttachment;
       String email, subject, message, attachmentFile;
       Uri URI = null;
       private static final int PICK_FROM_GALLERY = 101;
       int columnIndex;

       @Override
       protected void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) {
              super.onCreate(savedInstanceState);
              setContentView(R.layout.activity_main);
              editTextEmail = (EditText) findViewById(R.id.editTextTo);
              editTextSubject = (EditText) findViewById(R.id.editTextSubject);
              editTextMessage = (EditText) findViewById(R.id.editTextMessage);
              btnAttachment = (Button) findViewById(R.id.buttonAttachment);
              btnSend = (Button) findViewById(R.id.buttonSend);

              btnSend.setOnClickListener(this);
              btnAttachment.setOnClickListener(this);
       }

       protected void onActivityResult(int requestCode, int resultCode, Intent data) {
              if (requestCode == PICK_FROM_GALLERY && resultCode == RESULT_OK) {
                     /**
                      * Get Path
                      */
                     Uri selectedImage = data.getData();
                     String[] filePathColumn = { MediaStore.Images.Media.DATA };

                     Cursor cursor = getContentResolver().query(selectedImage,filePathColumn, null, null, null);
                     cursor.moveToFirst();
                     columnIndex = cursor.getColumnIndex(filePathColumn[0]);
                     attachmentFile = cursor.getString(columnIndex);
                     Log.e("Attachment Path:", attachmentFile);
                     URI = Uri.parse("file://" + attachmentFile);
                     cursor.close();
              }
       }

       @Override
       public void onClick(View v) {

              if (v == btnAttachment) {
                     openGallery();

              }
              if (v == btnSend) {
                     try {
                           email = editTextEmail.getText().toString();
                           subject = editTextSubject.getText().toString();
                           message = editTextMessage.getText().toString();

                           final Intent emailIntent = new Intent(
                                         android.content.Intent.ACTION_SEND);
                           emailIntent.setType("plain/text");
                           emailIntent.putExtra(android.content.Intent.EXTRA_EMAIL,
                                         new String[] { email });
                           emailIntent.putExtra(android.content.Intent.EXTRA_SUBJECT,
                                         subject);
                           if (URI != null) {
                                  emailIntent.putExtra(Intent.EXTRA_STREAM, URI);
                           }
                           emailIntent
                                         .putExtra(android.content.Intent.EXTRA_TEXT, message);
                           this.startActivity(Intent.createChooser(emailIntent,
                                         "Sending email..."));

                     } catch (Throwable t) {
                           Toast.makeText(this,
                                         "Request failed try again: " + t.toString(),
                                         Toast.LENGTH_LONG).show();
                     }
              }

       }

       public void openGallery() {
              Intent intent = new Intent();
              intent.setType("image/*");
              intent.setAction(Intent.ACTION_GET_CONTENT);
              intent.putExtra("return-data", true);
              startActivityForResult(
                           Intent.createChooser(intent, "Complete action using"),
                           PICK_FROM_GALLERY);

       }

}

2)activity_main.xml

 <ScrollView xmlns:android="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android"
    xmlns:tools="http://schemas.android.com/tools"
    android:layout_width="match_parent"
    android:layout_height="match_parent"
    android:padding="5dp"
    tools:context=".MainActivity" >

    <RelativeLayout
        android:layout_width="match_parent"
        android:layout_height="match_parent"
        android:layout_margin="5dp"
        android:padding="5dp" >

        <EditText
            android:id="@+id/editTextTo"
            android:layout_width="wrap_content"
            android:layout_height="wrap_content"
            android:layout_alignParentLeft="true"
            android:layout_alignParentTop="true"
            android:layout_margin="5dp"
            android:hint="Email Address!"
            android:inputType="textEmailAddress"
            android:singleLine="true" />

        <EditText
            android:id="@+id/editTextSubject"
            android:layout_width="match_parent"
            android:layout_height="wrap_content"
            android:layout_below="@id/editTextTo"
            android:layout_margin="5dp"
            android:hint="Subject"
            android:singleLine="true" />

        <EditText
            android:id="@+id/editTextMessage"
            android:layout_width="match_parent"
            android:layout_height="200dp"
            android:layout_below="@id/editTextSubject"
            android:layout_margin="5dp"
            android:gravity="top|left"
            android:hint="type message here!"
            android:inputType="textMultiLine" />

        <Button
            android:id="@+id/buttonSend"
            android:layout_width="80dp"
            android:layout_height="50dp"
            android:layout_below="@id/editTextMessage"
            android:layout_margin="5dp"
            android:text="Send" />

        <Button
            android:id="@+id/buttonAttachment"
            android:layout_width="wrap_content"
            android:layout_height="50dp"
            android:layout_alignParentRight="true"
            android:layout_alignParentTop="true"
            android:text="attachment" />
    </RelativeLayout>

</ScrollView>

3)AndroidManifest.xml

 <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<manifest xmlns:android="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android"
    package="com.manish.sendemaildemo"
    android:versionCode="1"
    android:versionName="1.0" >

    <uses-sdk
        android:minSdkVersion="8"
        android:targetSdkVersion="16" />

    <uses-permission android:name="android.permission.INTERNET" />
    <uses-permission android:name="android.permission.READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE" />
    <uses-permission android:name="android.permission.READ_INTERNAL_STORAGE" />
    <uses-permission android:name="android.permission.ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE" />

    <application
        android:allowBackup="true"
        android:icon="@drawable/ic_launcher"
        android:label="@string/app_name"
        android:theme="@style/AppTheme" >
        <activity
            android:name="com.manish.sendemaildemo.MainActivity"
            android:label="@string/app_name" >
            <intent-filter>
                <action android:name="android.intent.action.MAIN" />

                <category android:name="android.intent.category.LAUNCHER" />
            </intent-filter>
        </activity>
    </application>

</manifest>


Thanks!
 

Reference: Send Email with Attachment in Android from our JCG partner Manish Srivastava at the Android Hub 4 you blog.

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9 comments

  1. Thanks for the above tutorial,

    But How can we read email with Attachments in Android App.

    As we can read Complete Mail on Gmail’s Own App.

    Thanks A lot again.

    Waiting for Your Reply.

  2. i’m new for android…. i need code for displaying DAT file……

  3. i have one problem..

    i added this to my app but i can’t make it work

    i made new activity and added this to AndroidManifest

    <activity
    android:name=".ContactusActivity"

    also i did the other but not working… it’s workin when i make contactusActivity the default activity… how i can run it along with the other activities?

    thanks

  4. Hello, how can we do the same thing but this time for a word document ??

  5. How can i send an email in background in android studio?

  6. I am getting errors with this code :(

  7. in above code only image can attached how we do for any doc file or other file

  8. Sir! The code almost works fine… But, whenever i send email or compose it.. It shows me “Successfully! sent”… (I had added a alert) but the message doesn’t actually sent.. I had checked mailbox and even Spambox but no message there sent via this app.

    Please feedback this query with a valid solution.

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