User Tools: Email User

The Email User tool looks for the primary email address associated with a user object (or multiple user objects) and then opens the default email application and adds the address to the "to" field so an email can be written and sent.

How it does it

This tool completes this action by connecting to Active Directory to discover the primary email address associated with a user account, and then opening the default email application.


Navigate to the Email User tool by right clicking on a User Object, selecting Recast RCT, and selecting Email User.

Enable/Disable Account Navigation

The Email User tool can be run on multi-selected User Objects, but not User Groups or User Collections. Multi-selecting User Objects will return a single dialog box, noting the number of user objects being acted upon.


When the action is run, the following dialog box will open:

Enable/Disable Account ScreenShot

Recast Permissions


Microsoft Permissions

There are no additional Microsoft Permissions that are required for this tool.


Be sure to assign your email application of choice as the Windows default before running this tool for best results.

Common Errors

There are no common errors for this tool.