Windows 7

How to Send Email Using Telnet

1. Open the command prompt by clicking Start menu > Run. Then type cmd and press OK.

Type telnet 25 (where “” is the name of the smtp (outgoing) server of your email provider, such as 



You may get a message saying “250 ok”

Type RCPT,,, etc.

To write the message, type DATA and press Enter.

  1. On the first line type SUBJECT:yoursubject and press Enter twice.
  2. Continue typing your message.
  3. Put a single period (.) on a line by itself and press Enter to send your message. The server should say ‘Message accepted for delivery’. (Or it says 250 OK id=`a long id`)
Type QUIT to exit Telnet
For Example;

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