How to Send Email in Laravel App with Example
Laravel 13-Aug-2020

How to Send Email in Laravel App with Example

In this article , We’ll show you how to send email in laravel with example. We will learn how to send email in laravel using SMTP driver. Laravel provides a API with driver support for SMTP, SendMail,Mailgun, Sendgrid, Mandrill, Amazon SES, SpartPost etc.
Email sending example also work with laravel version 5.8, 5.7 & 5.6

Here, We will give you very simple example of send email in lara application. Benefit of using SMTP server is, you can send email in lara app from your local server also.


  • Install Laravel Setup
  • Configuration SMTP in .env
  • Create Controller & Method
  • Create Route & Blade View
  • Start Development Server
  • Conclusion

Install Laravel 5.7

First We need Download fresh Laravel setup. Use the below command to download the laravel 5.7 fresh setup on your system.

 composer create-project --prefer-dist laravel/laravel SendMail

Configuration SMTP in .env

In this step, we will set SMTP credential in .env file. Let’s open .env file.

MAIL_USERNAME=Add your user name here
MAIL_PASSWORD=Add your password here

Create Route & Blade View

We need to create route, open your routes/web.php in put the below route :

 Route::get('laravel-send-email', 'EmailController@sendEMail');

Next, we need to create email blade view file in views folder of view. Go to the resources/views/ and create a view file name email.blade.php. Put bellow code:

<h1>{{ $title }}</h1>
<p>This is my first Email using laravel 5.7</p>

Create Controller & Method

We need to create new controller EmailController that will manage one method. lets use this below command and create Controller.

php artisan make:controller EmailController

Now open the controller let’s go to the => app/Http/Controllers/EmailController.php. Put the below Code

namespace App\Http\Controllers;
use Illuminate\Http\Request;
use Redirect,Response,DB,Config;
use Mail;
class EmailController extends Controller
    public function sendEmail()
        $data['title'] = "This is Test Mail Tuts Make";
        Mail::send('', $data, function($message) {
            $message->to('', 'Receiver Name')
                    ->subject('Tuts Make Mail');
        if (Mail::failures()) {
           return response()->Fail('Sorry! Please try again latter');
           return response()->success('Great! Successfully send in your mail');

Start Development Server

In this step, we will use the php artisan serve command . It will start your server locally

php artisan serve

If you want to run the project diffrent port so use this below command 

php artisan serve --port=8080  

Now we are ready to run our example so run bellow command to quick run.


If you are not run php artisan server command , direct go to your browser and type the url


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In this article , We have successfully install new setup and send email using SMTP detail . our examples run quickly.