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List of 20 Temporary Email Services

I'm currently tweaking the new theme which takes more time than I thought. I just want to apologize for the lack of articles in the last days. Once the new theme is published I will have more time to write articles again.

I have been writing about temporary (disposable) email services before which can be used to register to certain web services without revealing your true email address. This is great if you do not want to risk that the website is selling your email address.

One should not forget the security implications though. Since most emails are publicly accessible, it is possible to access sensitive information such as password reset requests as well. It is therefore recommended to use public email providers only for sign ups where this is not possible or where it does not matter to you.

I have taken the liberty to paste the complete list from Sizlopedia in my blog.

  1. Mailinator is a free email service that does not require you to sign-up. Just select any mail address in the form [email protected] and you are free to check if emails have arrived for it on the Mailinator website.
  2. MyTrashMail is another temporary email service that you can use without account registration. It supports several different domain names that you can use, and supports temporary private accounts which you need to register for but can then use exclusively.
  3. MailExpire offers several interesting options. You can select the private lifespan for the mail box, and also enter an email address to receive reminders to.
  4. TemporaryInbox is not available anymore.
  5. MailEater has been abandoned.
  6. Jetable is still available. You can create a temporary email address for a select interval and can check it online without registration.
  7. SpamBox provides you with similar options as Jetable. Pick a random email address and set the time you want it to be available.
  8. GuerillaMail one of the few tools that provides you with sending capabilities and not only email checking ones.
  9. SpamHole is no longer available.
  10. 10MinuteMail lets you create email addresses that expire automatically after ten minutes.
  11. DontReg is one bigger, better, faster and safer temporary email inbox solution
  12. TempoMail is no longer available.
  13. TempEmail enables you to create a free temporary email address without registration.
  14. PookMail is no longer available as a temporary email service. The operators have released the code as open source though.
  15. SpamFree24 has been abandoned.
  16. KasMail is not available anymore.
  17. SpamMotel requires that you register an account. It is not free as well, but provides you with additional features such as statistics or access in desktop clients.
  18. GreenSloth is not available anymore.
  19. AnonInbox is not available anymore.
  20. Spam.la is also no longer available.

He is missing the email service from Bugmenot.

Check out our updated list that we have published in 2012.

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Comments

  1. Iain said on May 28, 2007 at 1:50 pm
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    I have used Spamgourmet.com for years. It works brilliantly.

  2. destinyking said on May 28, 2007 at 2:43 pm
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    I think he missed this one
    http://www.dodgeit.com/

  3. Sbronzo di Riace said on May 28, 2007 at 2:46 pm
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  4. James said on May 28, 2007 at 4:39 pm
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    I also use http://www.mintemail.com. Its easier to use than mailinator

  5. Dante said on May 28, 2007 at 4:49 pm
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    I actually paid, a cheapo $19 annual charge, for YahooMail that lets me set up disposable addresses for each vendor. i.e. I can set up [email protected] for gHacks, [email protected] for Softpedia, etc. Than I can keep these email boxes or delete them as I see fit. This is how I found out that Microcenter.com sells their client lists to spammers. I only get spam from dante-microcenter.com. I don’t get it from the other vendors.

  6. Fred said on May 29, 2007 at 5:09 am
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    I have been very happy with MailNull (mailnull.com).

  7. :) said on May 30, 2007 at 7:08 pm
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  8. gatzet said on May 30, 2007 at 7:22 pm
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    disposable email address from BugMeNot is fine as well

  9. Erick said on June 26, 2007 at 12:28 am
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  10. anon said on January 26, 2008 at 6:55 pm
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    I am using http://spam.su. The advantage of it is that you just go to anyname.spam.su and read the mail for [email protected] – no registrations, logins, passwords. No need to enter anything or to click anything!

    1. nelli said on July 10, 2016 at 8:26 pm
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      Spam.su doesn’t work. Seems closed.

  11. Sorkny said on March 28, 2008 at 4:25 pm
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    MailCatch also offers this kind of services. It also gives RSS feeds for every inbox and adds the possibility to have incoming mails forwarded to you. It also can handle the whatever.mailcatch.com way of checking your mailbox. No registration, no signup, no hassle!
    It is also environment friendly :)

  12. Al said on May 3, 2008 at 5:31 pm
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    I use SelfDestructingMail.com — They offer temporary email addresses that last for 30 minutes. You have the option of subscribing to a RSS feed for all new emails sent to the alias while it’s alive and you can reply to emails as well.

  13. bruce stenberg said on June 22, 2008 at 7:34 pm
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    You should try SpamReturn.com – They offer 24 hours temporary email addresses. You basically can just come up with [email protected] and then login to there website to check it.

    pretty cool.

  14. Spam Free Email said on July 10, 2008 at 10:29 pm
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    Anonymbox should be added to the list. It allows 12 hours self destructed temporary email service.

  15. el marco said on September 19, 2008 at 2:40 pm
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    Hey guys,

    Here is another one, I think it’s the best of all temporary inbox services : http://www.yopmail.com/

    Just try it !

  16. ljungberg said on October 14, 2008 at 6:17 pm
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    This is my fav http://www.litedrop.com because you can reply back to the sender ;) also have rss feeds you can check your email in real time. I use it with my firefox :P

    p/s: mai self destruct in 1 hour :D

  17. sergio said on November 11, 2008 at 12:30 pm
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    This is my fav http://www.20minutemail.com because I can create a free forwarding email also

  18. walker said on February 28, 2009 at 1:51 am
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    I agree with above comments.

    YOPmail.com is the best in my opinion . it is free, reliable and multilingual service.

    I have been using mailnator and other leading services for a while. They have downtimes, and unlike yopmail delete the mails in few hours. But yopmail keeps the messages for 5 days.

    YOPmail stands out is being the most neat, quick, and user-friendly disaposable service around. Have used it for sometime now , it has never disappointed me. There si no registration required, and it can be used on the fly.

    It has some pretty creative options like widgets, and RSS feeds. furthermore, it is possible to switch between html and text view and to display all email headers.

    Also, one can choose his own username while composing a mail. There are a few domain names a user can choose from. Email aliases, and random email generator is also available.

    Serves all my purpose conveniently ;)

  19. Kluyg said on June 15, 2009 at 10:57 am
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    http://noclickemail.com/ – great thing!

  20. AP said on August 31, 2009 at 5:18 am
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    Another good site http://spamevader.com gives you instant disposable inbox, no login or registration required. Simple and fast.

  21. Mike said on September 7, 2009 at 7:08 pm
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    To add to the list try http://www.expiremail.com its a free, anonymous 15 minute disposable email account service. It comes complete with the ability to send & receive emails with attachments upto 2MBs in size as well as the ability to reply and forward emails. Other features include a resetable timer, randomly generated email address and no limit on the amount of accounts you can create.

    1. Just Someon said on June 23, 2015 at 8:24 pm
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      Expiremail is gone. :(

  22. Anonymous said on October 3, 2009 at 12:20 pm
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    Here is a good one: http://www.inboxfreedom.com/

  23. dan said on May 11, 2010 at 6:27 pm
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    http://trashmail.ws/ – easy & signup free!

  24. Wegwerf Email said on July 8, 2010 at 7:19 pm
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    http://www.wegwerf-email.net/
    you can protect your mail via password. temp

  25. Rick Fran said on November 6, 2010 at 2:39 pm
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    This is a real fantastic Temporary email site http://www.emailthe.net its ultra easy to use and free.

  26. temporary email said on March 29, 2011 at 1:00 am
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    A new site to add to the list : http://www.easytrashmail.com
    Really easy to use, no signup required, and free of course. I used it several times, and it works great.

  27. anuraag said on October 24, 2011 at 6:59 am
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  28. Sesame said on November 9, 2011 at 7:35 pm
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    Practically all, of these services are not so reliable or inspire trust. Non of them offers SSL connections, neither offer to set up a passsword to protect your temporary email account – I mean, password is a Good thing, otherwise, if, per example, you provide your temporary email address at a Forum or website – and your temporary email account is not password protected, then, the owner or administrator of that website you provided your email, can actually and easily login into your temporary email account – if it is not password protected – Cappicci?

  29. Mike said on January 26, 2012 at 12:26 am
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    Add this service to the list: http://ixi.me

  30. Dave said on May 29, 2012 at 10:10 pm
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    The grand-daddy of them all, Spamgourmet,
    https://spamgourmet.com/
    has already been mentioned and I have been using it for what seems years. Creates addresses “on-the-fly”, as it were with a user-stipulated number of messages to be received on that address. Any more just vanish into cyberspace and are gone for ever. If a key word is included in the address (such as part of a company name that you might be suspicious of), and messages are received using that address from elsewhere, it’s pretty obvious that the company has been passing info. on without permission.
    Unfortunately, submitting a made-up Spamgourmet address does not always work, as some entities seem to have got wise and an address field will occasionally throw up a “please submit a valid e-mail address” error. Doh!

  31. Leif said on June 2, 2012 at 6:45 am
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    Thanks for this great list. I found some new ones that I didn’t know before. Will add them to my list that is used by an increasing number of forum operators who are not accepting registration from those addresses. I understand the desire for privacy but more and more forums but also other websites that require registration will simply delete any mail that is coming from those domains. Several people like me are offering lists free for fellow admins but there are very well maintained lists from paid services with more than 5000 domains. As an admin who wants to keep his forums free of psychos this is the only way to deal with it…

  32. Xavier said on August 12, 2012 at 3:47 pm
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    Moi je préfère spambox.us qui permet de choisir la durée de validité de son adresse e-mail et qui permet aussi de créer une adresse temporaire avec son propre nom de domaine. Un must !

    I, my fav is spambox.us that allow to choose the temp e-mail adress validity time and so allow to create a temp e-mail adress with your own DNS domain. Hype !

  33. Lero said on September 20, 2013 at 3:49 pm
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    My favorite: http://trashinbox.net – New and domain is not blocked everywhere.

  34. Iain C said on November 4, 2014 at 12:52 pm
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    Can I add https://meandmyid.com to the list. I’ve created it to improve on the range of disposable email address services already available

    – unlimited addresses
    – create new addresses on the fly, without needing to go to the site
    – addresses last indefinitely, unless you block them
    – block individual senders or the whole address
    – block temporarily or permanently
    – emails forward to your usual personal email address inbox, so they remain private
    – you cannot work out the personal email address from the Me and My ID email address (so it is unlike a gmail “+” alias)
    – free, for a lifetime, to users signing up during our start-up phase but please spread the word.

    This service is designed to preserve privacy – not to make you anonymous – so please don’t add us to blocked lists! We hope users will be more willing to engage with companies online if they know they are in control of their data. Of course, if an email address is hacked, lost, sold or stolen, the user will know who was responsible.

  35. mika said on June 23, 2017 at 5:22 pm
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    I advise this site
    https://tempm.com
    it is much more functional

    1. Patrik said on June 25, 2017 at 9:14 am
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      Thenx. This is what i search.

  36. Lowon said on September 23, 2017 at 3:09 pm
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    Hi,
    My favourite is https://temporary-email.org/. Receives and send emails…

  37. Marika said on October 30, 2017 at 10:46 pm
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    I advise you to try https://tempm.com
    There are thousands of domains that are added by users. This is the fastest mail I’ve just tried in this category

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