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Cannot reference system.net.mail in VS Express For Windows Phones

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Hi Experts, as the heading suggests, I have Visual Studio 2012 for Windows Phone.    I'm trying to send a simple mail using smtpclient.   I can reference system.net but it does not show mail in the list.   I have added the System reference but not succeeded.   Any ideas?
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There are no SMTP APIs available on Windows Phone.

Use Windows.ApplicationModel.Email.EmailMessage as shown here (Sending an email message Windows Phone Store)

Alternatively, you can use Microsoft.Phone.Tasks.EmailComposeTask to compose an e-mail using the inbuilt mail client. See example here (How to use the email compose task for Windows Phone 8)
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