Thursday, 9 July 2009

Protect your privacy and avoid spam. Use Mailinator! No Registration! No Sign-up!

Mailinator is a different kind of email service. The biggest difference is that you don't need to sign up. Any email name you can think of already exists at Mailinator.com. Want BrianTheSkink@mailinator.com? You got it. Want to be JacquesKooStow? ScaryGavyn? GraysonTheMason? No problem. They exist when you create them and they are just waiting for you to check your inbox.

How do I create an account at Mailinator?
It's simple, you just send email to it. Temporary accounts are created when email arrives for them. First, you give out the mailinator email address you created, and then you check it. It's that simple.


Do I have to sign up?
No sign-up, you don't even have to tell Mailinator you're coming.



What email address should I use?
Anything you want! You can be bipper@mailinator.com, pinkystinky@mailinator.com, or anything@mailinator.com. Just make sure your "anything" is followed by @mailinator.com (or one of the alternate domains listed below).


What can I do with the email address?
Give it out. Use it in webforms. Post it on forums. Use it any time you need an email address, but don't want to be slowed down by the sign-up process or spammed for eternity.


Then what? How do I check the email?

You have several options:

  • check the mailbox on their site
  • via RSS
  • via a widget!
  • via your web browser

At Mailinator you can use any address that YOU make up! Here's a random one though if you're having trouble thinking of one:


Alternate Domains:

Email sent to an
alternate domain goes to Mailinator too!
  • mailinator2.com
  • sogetthis.com
  • mailin8r.com
  • mailinator.net
  • spamherelots.com
  • thisisnotmyrealemail.com

See here for FAQs:
http://www.mailinator.com/faq.jsp

Mailinator home:
Mailinator


Update on 12July2009:
Here are are
few more ;)
2prong.com, 10minutemail.com, 20minutemail.com, 30minutemail.com, bigstring.com, bugmenot.com, despam.it, dodgeit.com, dontreg.com, guerrillamail.biz, kasmail.com, jetable.org, incognitomail.com, maileater.com, mailexpire.com, mailinator.com, minteemail.com, mierdamail.com, mytrashmail.com, nobulk.com, pookmail.com, spam.la, spambox.us, spamcero.com, spamfree24.org, spamhole.com, spammotel.com, spamspot.com, tempemail.fr, tempinbox.com, tempmail.it, temporaryinbox.com, wuzup.net

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