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Disposable Email Address


What is a disposable email address?

A disposable email address is a temporary and often anonymous email address created for a short-term purpose. Users typically generate these addresses to avoid providing their primary or personal email when signing up for a service, downloading content, or accessing a website.

An disposable and anonymous email address are similar.

Disposable email addresses are useful for avoiding spam or unwanted emails because they can be discarded after use. They are commonly used for one-time registrations or to receive confirmation emails without revealing a user’s primary email account.

What is a common disposable email address provider?

An example of a disposable email provider is TempMail. There you can sign up for a temporary email address and access a temporary inbox.

Never use disposable emails for sensitive information.

Example of a disposable email provider

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