How to Read Outlook Emails by Python

Published May 16, 2018Last updated May 25, 2018
How to Read Outlook Emails by Python

when you start e-mail marketing , You need opt-in email address list. You have opt-in list. You are using email client software and If you can export your list from your email client, You will have good list.

Now I am trying to explain my codes to write all emails into test file from your outlook profile.

First you should import win32com.client, You need to install pywin32

pip install pywin32

We should connect to Outlook by MAPI

outlook = win32com.client.Dispatch("Outlook.Application").GetNamespace("MAPI")

Then we should get all accounts in your outlook profile.

accounts= win32com.client.Dispatch("Outlook.Application").Session.Accounts;

Then You need to get emails from inbox folder that is named emailleri_al.

def emailleri_al(folder):
    messages = folder.Items
    a=len(messages)
    if a>0:
        for message2 in messages:
             try:
                sender = message2.SenderEmailAddress
                if sender != "":
                    print(sender, file=f)
             except:
                print("Ben hatayım")
                print(account.DeliveryStore.DisplayName)
                pass

             try:
                message2.Save
                message2.Close(0)
             except:
                 pass


You should go to all account and get inbox folder and get emails

for account in accounts:
    global inbox
    inbox = outlook.Folders(account.DeliveryStore.DisplayName)
    print("****Account Name**********************************",file=f)
    print(account.DisplayName,file=f)
    print(account.DisplayName)
    print("***************************************************",file=f)
    folders = inbox.Folders

    for folder in folders:
        print("****Folder Name**********************************", file=f)
        print(folder, file=f)
        print("*************************************************", file=f)
        emailleri_al(folder)
        a = len(folder.folders)

        if a>0 :
            global z
            z = outlook.Folders(account.DeliveryStore.DisplayName).Folders(folder.name)
            x = z.Folders
            for y in x:
                emailleri_al(y)
                print("****Folder Name**********************************", file=f)
                print("..."+y.name,file=f)
                print("*************************************************", file=f)

All Code is as the following

import win32com.client
import win32com
import os
import sys

f = open("testfile.txt","w+")

outlook = win32com.client.Dispatch("Outlook.Application").GetNamespace("MAPI")
accounts= win32com.client.Dispatch("Outlook.Application").Session.Accounts;

def emailleri_al(folder):
    messages = folder.Items
    a=len(messages)
    if a>0:
        for message2 in messages:
             try:
                sender = message2.SenderEmailAddress
                if sender != "":
                    print(sender, file=f)
             except:
                print("Error")
                print(account.DeliveryStore.DisplayName)
                pass

             try:
                message2.Save
                message2.Close(0)
             except:
                 pass



for account in accounts:
    global inbox
    inbox = outlook.Folders(account.DeliveryStore.DisplayName)
    print("****Account Name**********************************",file=f)
    print(account.DisplayName,file=f)
    print(account.DisplayName)
    print("***************************************************",file=f)
    folders = inbox.Folders

    for folder in folders:
        print("****Folder Name**********************************", file=f)
        print(folder, file=f)
        print("*************************************************", file=f)
        emailleri_al(folder)
        a = len(folder.folders)

        if a>0 :
            global z
            z = outlook.Folders(account.DeliveryStore.DisplayName).Folders(folder.name)
            x = z.Folders
            for y in x:
                emailleri_al(y)
                print("****Folder Name**********************************", file=f)
                print("..."+y.name,file=f)
                print("*************************************************", file=f)



print("Finished Succesfully")
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