This free online service lets you create an unlimited number of temporary addresses that don’t expire unless you disable them.
It’s getting harder and harder to protect personal information online. Spam is ever present, your email address and other personal information is sold for advertising and other purposes, and unsubscribing doesn't always unsubscribe you.
Mailmask is a free browser based online service where you can create an unlimited amount of temporary email addresses that forward to your real email address. Replies use your Mailmask address, and aliases don’t expire unless you disable them. Mailmask has some great features:
• Instantly create aliases that don’t expire
• Replies are private and use your Mailmask address, not your real email address
• Accepts all email types and attachments (attachments, forwarded emails and HTML are counted as bandwidth use)
• Turn each temporary email address on or off whenever you like
• No browser extension needed
• No emails are stored
• Mailmask can be self hosted
Free accounts include 10 MB bandwidth per month (average email is 59 KB). If you exceed the monthly bandwidth you’ll get an email asking if you want to upgrade to the paid plan. Usage data is displayed on the dashboard.
The site is simple to use. Supply your real email address, enter the verification code in the email sent to your email address, create a user name and you’re good to go. Log in using your email address, no password or accounts. There can be a brief delay during the sending/receiving process. Logging in from a different device requires a new verification code sent to your email.
Mailmask has an attractive, minimal interface that’s mobile friendly (using a browser) and great features. The free plan should be fine for most uses, such as signing up for something when you don’t want to use your real email address.
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