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sending an email using intent

 
johnson dubula
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good day guys

i have created an android app with a button,when you click that button it sends an sms to some phone numbers, now i want the app to also send an email.i used this code

Intent i = new Intent(Intent.ACTION_SEND);
i.setType("message/rfc822");
i.putExtra(Intent.EXTRA_EMAIL, new String[]{"####@gmail.com"});
i.putExtra(Intent.EXTRA_SUBJECT, "subject of email");
i.putExtra(Intent.EXTRA_TEXT, "I need help urgent.. I am at this location:"
+ locationMessage);
startActivity(i);
Toast.makeText(getApplicationContext(),
"Email sent.", Toast.LENGTH_LONG).show();

the problem is it opens the email client instead of outomatically sending the email, how do get it to send the email outomatically when the button is clicked
 
Tim Moores
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You would need an app that sends emails from intents without user interaction. The email apps I've seen don't work that way - they all show the GUI and require the user to confirm the mail sending. You could send the mail directly using https://code.google.com/archive/p/javamail-android/, but your app would have to deal with the mail account particulars, like mail server and credentials.
 
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thanks
 
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