Cloud Email Service On Azure

One of the email service on Azure is SendGrid. SendGrid is a cloud based email service that provides reliable transactional email delivery, scalability, and real-time analytics along with flexible APIs that makes integration easy.

The prices for this services are as below as mentioned on their website as of writing this article.


But Azure customers get 25,000 free emails each month. These 25,000 free monthly emails will also give you access to advanced reporting and analytics and all APIs (Web, SMTP, Event, Parse and more).

On the new azure portal, you can choose SendGrid Email Delivery from the Developer Services menu.


Click on Creating a new SendGrid Account, and choose the relevant pricing tier.


Once the service is created, you will see the settings (username, SMTP Server) in the Configurations section as shown below.


You can click on Manage to get a confirmation email address which will validate legitimate user as shown below,


Once confirmed, you would see on,


There are other settings that need to be done before starting as shown below.


Once these settings are completed, you can start using this email cloud service.

For usage of this service through Visual Studio .Net project please refer this link.

For code examples on other languages, please refer to.

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