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Emailing from Android -- Pulling my hair out Please help.

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  • Emailing from Android -- Pulling my hair out Please help.

    Hi, I'm building a mobile application(Android) and am having trouble getting it to send the emails. First off let me say that it works just fine when I run it in the working preview it sends the emails out without any problems. However when I install the phonegap .apk onto the phone and click the button to send email it shows the spinning icon for about 1 second then the icon goes away and there are no errors or messages. I then go check my email at 3 different accounts and no emails were sent.

    Everything works in preview mode. I have checked my postback url and it is fine. Does anyone know if I'm missing anything on the publishing side or can give me some ideas as to what to check?

    I was getting my data from SQL server and then looping thru the result set and sending the email but since I have not gotten it to send on the mobile app I changed this to passing in an array into server side then looping thru there and sending out emails and once again it works on preview mode but not on the phone?

    I am completely baffled and losing my mind. Please help!

    Thanks In Advance,
    James

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    Re: Emailing from Android -- Pulling my hair out Please help.

    I figured it out so I decided to post it here to help others and for no one to have to waste their time on something I got working. Ok so in my xbasic code I am looping thru a sql table that has customer orders by vendor and each time the vendorid changes I have to create a new mail header, add the order details to it and then send it once the vendorid changes and keep on like that until eof. Well I had a function fo CreateHEader and AddOrderDetails. I removed them and put all that code inline and it is now working.

    I'm sure some Alpha guru's on here know why this is so but I never would have thought that partitioning my code the way I had it would cause such an unexpected problem to occur.

    Thanks for reading this!,
    James

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      Re: Emailing from Android -- Pulling my hair out Please help.

      You don't say, or post code, to show how you're sending emails from the server. No Alpha release/build info either... and which PhoneGap Build Version?

      If you isolate your "SQL" version in a test UX, publish, and run from your server (not Live or Working Preview) via a browser... does it work?
      Is security involved at all?
      How do you know your Ajax Callback URL is fine... have you run a test to make a callback and get back test data?

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        Re: Emailing from Android -- Pulling my hair out Please help.

        Hi David, I'm pressed for time now but I'll post everything tomorrow.

        Thanks,
        James

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