Friday, September 26, 2008

20 Great Temporary And Disposable Email Sites

If you are like me you visit literally hundreds of sites a day many of which require an email address for various reasons. Why bother giving out your person email address only to be hit with tons of spam when you can give them a temporary one that works just as well (in most cases).

The sites listed below are perfect for creating one-off “use them and toss them” addresses. All of them are totally free and most need no registration or sign up. Simply create an address and check your mail via the website, rss feed, a widget, your browser or in some cases you can have them forwarded to your real inbox.

  1. Mailinator is one of the best and top rated disposable email services that gives you a temporary mailbox on the following address format e.g. something@mailinator.com

  2. MyTrashMail is another good temporary mail service that gives you a mailbox in the address format e.g. something@trashymail.com and also gives you secure temporary mailbox if you signup

  3. MailExpire stands out in the crowd by giving you the option to have a temporary inbox ranging from 12 hours expiry to as long as 3 months

  4. TemporaryInbox is yet another simple and easy to use temporary email service that gives you an email address in different formats

  5. MailEater gives you a free temporary email inbox in the format e.g. something@MailEater.com

  6. Jetable not only allows you to set the life span of your temporary email inbox but also allows you to forward the mails in your temporary inbox to your real email address

  7. SpamBox gives you a temporary email address in the format e.g. something@spambox.us and also allows you to set the lifespan of your inbox

  8. GuerillaMail lets you generate a temporary email which expires in a time of 15 minutes and also tell you how to offer a temporary email service on your site.

  9. SpamHole provides you a 2 hour long temporary email inbox at the address format e.g. something@spamhole.com

  10. 10MinuteMail generates an easy 10 minute email inbox for your temporary email needs

  11. DontReg is one bigger, better, faster and safer temporary email inbox solution
  12. TempoMail is one new temporary email inbox services that give you spam-free mailbox

  13. TempEmail aims to give you a fast, anonymous yet secure temporary email inbox

  14. PookMail is a multi-language temporary email inbox service that gives an email address in the format e.g. something@pookmail.com

  15. SpamFree24 is a new multi-domain temporary email inbox service which is growing rapidly

  16. KasMail requires registration, allows up to 25 aliases, can set aliases to expire after a certain amount of time.

  17. SpamMotelrequires registration, provides mail forwarding, mail can be accessed through desktop e-mail clients, can reply to e-mail from your real e-mail address using SpamMotel e-mail.

  18. GreenSloth requires no registration, receive-only, e-mail expires automatically after a week

  19. AnonInbox requires no registration, simple, no frills.

  20. Spam.la is a fast disposable email service which requires no registration, no frills. You can see all spam being sent to all Spam.la accounts, or just your own.

2 comments:

  1. I really enjoyed reading your take on this new way of handling e-mail. I think you should check out OtherInbox, a new email service that fits right in line with what you are discussing.

    With OtherInbox, each user receives their own domain name (username.otherinbox.com) and proceeds to give out personalized addresses to each site or service (amazone@username.otherinbox.com, etc.)

    OtherInbox then automatically organizes these addresses, allowing the user to manage their email and, if necessary, block an address that is receiving too much spam.

    It is currently in a private beta, but this URL will give you (and 25 of your readers) a chance to try it out.

    http://beta.otherinbox.com/signup/geeknews

    Feel free to try the service out, and we look forward to finding out what you and your readers think.

    Thanks!

    ~The OtherInbox Team

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  2. Hey Alex, thanks for the invite. I'll definitely stop by and have a look at the service and see what I think.

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