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How can i get the read receipt

Pandian Ranganathan
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Hi,

i am developing a newsletter in java...i finished the task for sending mail(smtp server)...but i want the notification from receiver whether they opened the mail or not....if they read my mail notification come to my mail id... how will i do this task..please help me...


Thanks in Advance...
Ulf Dittmer
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The short answer is: you can't. At least not reliably.

The longer answer is: is here. Or you could mess around with HTML mails and embed tracking images, which is also not a reliable way of doing it.


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salvin francis
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Ulf Dittmer wrote:...embed tracking images

Do that only if you are a pharmaceutical company selling some ahem... 'pills' desperate to know if an email id is legitimate

There is a flag that allows read receipt: "Return-Receipt-To",
but I think its generally its up to the client that reads the mail to honor that.


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Ulf Dittmer
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osmany machado,
Your post was moved to a new topic.
 
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