How do I launch a mobile devices default email app?

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Post » Wed Oct 26, 2016 7:52 am

Is there an easy way to do that?

Like, player touches button from menus in game, the device's email application launches with a new email opened and the 'to' field and 'subject' field are filled out with predefined data I specify (ie my email address and a subject like 'Bug Report').

I know there are tutorials like this one, that involve using ajax... but I dont think what I want to do is that involved. I just want to make it easier for a user to quickly send me an email from within the game...

Just like you can use the 'browser object' to quickly launch a webpage. Is there a similar straight forward way to launch the email app on a device?

Sorry if the answer to this is stupidly obvious...
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Post » Wed Oct 26, 2016 11:27 am

Did you try to open mailto link in Browser ?

mailtoBrowserOpen.capx
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Post » Wed Oct 26, 2016 12:32 pm

Hey korbaach, thanks for the example. Thats not quite it tho. I want to open the mobile device's email app to send an email from that, rather than use a form made in C2? (I think).
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Post » Wed Oct 26, 2016 2:00 pm

so..don't use TextBox for body..use just button or sprite..

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Post » Wed Oct 26, 2016 11:43 pm

That's exactly what I was after!!! Thanks heaps korbaach it works perfectly!
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