How To Send Email On Sendgrid

In the fast-paced digital era, email remains an essential tool for both personal and professional communication. An efficient choice for sending emails is SendGrid. This guide will walk you through the process of sending emails using SendGrid.

Requirements for Using SendGrid

Before we dive into the process, let’s go through what you need:

  • A SendGrid account (create one here)
  • An API key from SendGrid
  • Python installed on your system
  • SendGrid Python library

Step 1: Create Your SendGrid API Key

After creating your SendGrid account, you need to generate an API key. You can do this by navigating to Settings > API Keys on the SendGrid dashboard and clicking on “Create API Key”. Make sure to choose “Full Access” or “Restricted Access” based on your needs. Once done, click on “Create & View” and copy the API Key for later use.

Step 2: Install the SendGrid Python Library

Now, we need to install the SendGrid Python library. Open your terminal and run the following command:

pip install sendgrid

Step 3: Sending an Email

Below is an example code snippet that demonstrates how to send an email with SendGrid and Python:

import sendgrid
from sendgrid.helpers.mail import Mail

sg = sendgrid.SendGridAPIClient('your_sendgrid_api_key')
email = Mail(
    from_email='[email protected]',
    to_emails='[email protected]',
    subject='Sending with SendGrid is Fun',
    plain_text_content='and easy to do anywhere, even with Python')
response = sg.send(email)

In the above script, make sure to replace ‘your_sendgrid_api_key’ with your actual SendGrid API key. Also, replace ‘[email protected]’ with your email address and ‘[email protected]’ with the recipient’s email address.


And there you have it. You now know how to send an email with SendGrid using Python. Isn’t it fun and easy? As you can see, SendGrid provides a simple and effective way to manage your email communication. Happy emailing!