Temporary Email Addresses - Why and How?

Temporary email is a free web service that allows you to have an email address to use on websites and protect your account from all types of less important emails.


This was a real pain point for me when I realized my inbox had 6700 unread emails and an important email might be lost because of this.


I finally decided to clean out my inbox and wanted it to look like this.


Disposable email addresses to the rescue.


Fake/Temporary email generators are temporary mailboxes that allow to send and receive messages. You can use these online email generators to avoid leaking your confidential information, advertising mailings, send emails without being tracked, and spam emails.


Here are important reasons for using email generators:


1. Fake email address generators help you to signup anonymously.

2. You can use them on any website for verification purposes.

3. They help you to use temporary mail without any verification.

4. Replying to an email or forwarding an email without disclosing personal information.


You might think alternatively signing up with a random email address like example@abc.com this might work in some cases but maybe you want to sign up for a site that requires that you provide an e-mail address to send a validation e-mail to. And maybe you don't want to give up your real e-mail address and end up on a bunch of spam lists.


This is where temporary email addresses come in.


How can you get one for yourself?


I use a website called 10minutemail.com which directly on landing will provide you an email address like "gffcmtgjsjvvigafxh@twzhhq.online" on which you can get and verify your email addresses with ease. I used this to make an account on Kahoot to create quizzes and found this a trick really helpful.


I hope this helps anyone who is reading this.


Until next time!


Shout out to Stephen Phillips for the picture.