B4A Library New Net library - Android FTP, SMTP and POP3

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MotoMusher

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This library is great. I have a question on SMTP content-type.

I believe attachments are being sent as application/octet-stream. It works fine, but one of the services that users are using wants image/jpeg and it is discarding octet-stream messages.

Any ideas how to get around it? SMTP message in my case is always just a post of an image taken with the camera I wrote.
 

Erel

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It is currently not possible to change the content type of attachments.
 

rboeck

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GermanUmlaute with SMTP library

i found out, that 'umlaute' in smtp1.sender are not handled correct, but umlaute in body and subject works without any problems.

The sender name should be: Böck, but the receiver gets: Böck

Any tipps to convert this string?

Greetings
Reinhard
 

rboeck

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Yes; i want to send with my real name;here is the code:

B4X:
SMTP1.Sender = Main.Setup.Get("Name")  'real name with umlaute..
SMTP1.To.Add(EditText5.Text)                   ' email adress
Greetings and thanks for your help!
Reinhard
 

rboeck

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Hi Erel,

i never used such a futuristic library, which date is in the future! ;)

Back to my problem: In Outlook can see now the 'Umlaute', but it is not the usual style:

This is the line on top of the message:
Reinhard Böck <=?UTF-8?Q?Reinhard_B=C3=B6ck?=>

A message sent to myself look like:
Reinhard Böck <reinhard.boeck@gmail.com>

On the tablet i see the incoming mail and in the short preview i see only ""< for a short time. Inside gmail on handy and tablet now i see everything correct.
Maybe ic could convert the sender field and replace the umlaute with something ...

Many thanks for your work!
Reinhard
 

MotoMusher

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Has anyone else gotten this to work with Hotmail or me.com over SMTP?

Gmail users and others are fine, myself included. My hotmail users and me.com are having problems.

I signed up for a hotmail.com account to test and get the following error.

SendTestEmail-javax.net.ssl.SSLProtocolException: SSL handshake aborted: ssl=0x140f1a0: Failure in SSL library, usually a protocol error
error:140770FC:SSL routines:SSL23_GET_SERVER_HELLO:unknown protocol (external/openssl/ssl/s23_clnt.c:683 0x40193cf5:0x00000000)


Setup is xxx@hotmail.com
smtp.live.com
ssl enabled
port 587

I was not trapping the me.com (icloud.com) errors in the current release and don't have an account to check there.

In a little research it appears that "starttls" may be different than SSL/TLS? I don't know enough to comment. Issue 20175 - android - Mail setup issues - Android - An Open Handset Alliance Project - Google Project Hosting


Any help is appreciated.
 

Erel

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Are you able to connect to this provider with the default mail app?
 

MotoMusher

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It does pass the validation step for incoming and outgoing mail in the android app with the letter and @ wax seal logo. It also sends and receives email. The app has choices for both SSL and TLS and it is picking TLS on the autosetup not SSL.

Most cases where users have a failure in my app the provider specifies TLS.

My app still fails with same setup.
 
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MotoMusher

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That would be great. Thank you Erel.

That last paragraph in the link makes sense. Seems odd that Microsoft and Apple both are still using 587.
 
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mc73

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Seems to me that TLS is not supported for now. Is there a chance this may change soon? Yahoo servers strictly use TLS since some time and I have to change my app accordingly.
 

GMan

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Hi Erel,
i always got an error in the log when sending an email:
B4X:
false
java.net.UnknownHostException: smtp.gmail.com
all parameters are correct, the email soft(outlook) connects well and works fine.

I will send a body with some contents of some EditText's like this:
B4X:
SMTP.Body = Name.Text & CRLF & Surname.Text & CRLF
Any suggestions for this ?
 

Erel

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Can you post the code (without the user name and password)?

Are you testing it with a real device? Are you sure that the device is connected to the internet?
 

MotoMusher

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GMan Your problem may be with enable ssl, or the port. Port should be 465 with UseSSL true

Here's my code that works fine with this library with the exception of providers requiring StartTLS (yahoo.com, me.com, outlook.com, live.com etc)


B4X:
Dim SMTP As SMTP
Dim MyFilePath As String
Dim DirName As String = "Something"
MyFilePath = File.DirRootExternal & "/" & DirName & "/SomethingElse/"
SMTP.Initialize(MyAuth.CamSMTPServer, MyAuth.CamPort, MyAuth.CamMyEmail, MyAuth.CamMyPass, "SMTP")
SMTP.UseSSL = MyAuth.CamSSL 'True 'Gmail requires SSL.
SMTP.To.Add("myemail@gmail.com")
SMTP.To.Add(MyAuth.CamMyEmail)
SMTP.Subject = "TestMessage"
SMTP.HtmlBody = False
SMTP.AddAttachment(File.DirAssets, Main.Graphic)   
SMTP.Send
Also, you may want to make use of .trim (surname.text.trim). Sooner or later it will bite you if you don't. This is especially true for when setting port numbers, and email addresses, and smtp servers and passwords...
 
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GMan

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Thx Erel,

just solved the "problem" :D
was sitting outside with my notebook and it lost connection (i tested this time with the Virtual Device), so email couldn't work.

So, everything is fine - but finest of all is your lib :sign0188:
 

sktanmoy

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Starttls

I failed to understand how to use STARTTLS after reading first post? smtp.StartTLSMode = ture will work? Or anything else?
 
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