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Registered: ‎03-24-2011
My Device: Blackberry emulator for eclipse
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Blackberry Emulator sending e-mail

Hello!

 

I am a graduate student in computer science and am trying to help a group of undergrads who I TA.

 

They wrote an app for the blackberry for garbage collection.  A user registers and picks a time they would like to be notified (ie 2 hours before garbage collection, 2 days, etc) and the system e-mails them at the appropriate time to remind them to put out their garbage.

 

I cannot get the e-mail piece working.  We have the code from the tutorials on creating a Message object and sending that, then in the emulator Email section is shows as pending, and eventually shows as failed. 

 

I am wondering how to configure the emulator with an smtp server? Can I hook it up to an e-mail I have and somewhere put in my password so it sends e-mails from my e-mail?  I'm not sure how to set up the server with the eclipse plug in emulator.  I'm assuming somewhere I have to say where to send the e-mail from, what the smtp server is, what my password is, etc, but I'm not sure where/how.

 

Any help would be greatly appreciated!

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Registered: ‎07-09-2008
My Device: BlackBerry Passport
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Re: Blackberry Emulator sending e-mail

The BlackBerry smartphone simulator cannot send and receive email messages on its own.  It needs to use the Email Server Simulator or MDS-CS Simulator.  Instructions on configuring these are found below.

 

Send and receive email messages through the BlackBerry Email Server Simulator in standalone mode

http://supportforums.blackberry.com/t5/Testing-and-Deployment/Send-and-receive-email-messages-throug...

 

Configure email simulation support in the BlackBerry MDS Simulator

http://supportforums.blackberry.com/t5/Testing-and-Deployment/Configure-email-simulation-support-in-...

Mark Sohm
BlackBerry Development Advisor

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