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Bounces API

An email is considered bounced when the message is undeliverable and then returned to the server that sent it. Bounced emails can be either permanent or temporary failures to deliver the message.

For more information, see our Bounces documentation.

You can also manage bounced emails from the Suppression settings menu in the Twilio SendGrid App.

Retrieve a Bounce

GET /v3/suppression/bounces/{email}

Base url: https://api.sendgrid.com

This endpoint allows you to retrieve a specific bounce by email address.

Authentication

  • API Key

Headers

Authorization
string
default: Bearer <<YOUR_API_KEY_HERE>>
required
on-behalf-of
string
default: The subuser's username. This header generates the API call as if the subuser account was making the call.

Path Parameters

email
string
default: None
required

Responses

array[object]
created
number

The unix timestamp for when the bounce record was created at SendGrid.

email
string

The email address that was added to the bounce list.

format: email
reason
string

The reason for the bounce. This typically will be a bounce code, an enhanced code, and a description.

status
string

Enhanced SMTP bounce response

        
        
        
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