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There are two aspects to which needs to understood before proceeding with this chapter. They are Check and Fetch.

  • Checking an email in JavaMail is a process where we open the respective folder in the mailbox and get each message. Here we only check the header of each message i.e the From, To, subject. Content is not read.

  • Fetching an email in JavaMail is a process where we open the respective folder in the mailbox and get each message. Alongwith the header we also read the content by recognizing the content-type.

To check or fetch an email using JavaMail API, we would need POP or IMAP servers. To check and fetch the emails, Folder and Store classes are needed. Here we have used GMAIL's POP3 server ( In this chapter will learn how to check emails using JavaMail API. Fetching shall be covered in the subsequent chapters. To check emails:

  • Get a Session

  • Create pop3 Store object and connect with pop server.

  • Create folder object. Open the appropriate folder in your mailbox.

  • Get your messages.

  • Close the Store and Folder objects.

Mac Mail Asking For Me To Download Java

Create Java Class

Create a java class file CheckingMails, the contents of which are as follows:

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Compile and Run

Now that our class is ready, let us compile the above class. I've saved the class to directory : /home/manisha/JavaMailAPIExercise. We would need the jars javax.mail.jar and activation.jar in the classpath. Execute the command below to compile the class (both the jars are placed in /home/manisha/ directory) from command prompt:

Now that the class is compiled, execute the below command to run:

Verify Output

You should see the following message on the command console:

Here we have printed the number of messages in the INBOX which is 4 in this case. We have also printed Subject, From address and Text for each email message.

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