FAQ

frequently asked question at mail7.io


What is Mail7?

‚ÄčMail7.io is a service that allows receiving emails at a temporary address that self-destructed after 24 hours. It also offers a private mailbox, where you can create and manage private email(s) with the following:

  • Mail7.io domain
  • Mail7.io subdomain(s)
  • Your custom domain(s)

If required, you can also set up actions for the received email(s) like delete, forward, etc. For more details, please refer to this document.


What is Public Mail7 Inbox?

The public email box is associated with the disposable email entered by you with the Mail7.io domain, which allows you to view the emails received in the public email box. The application stores email for 24 hours and then auto-delete them.

Mail7 account is not required to access this feature. For more details, please refer to this document.


What is a Private Mail7 Inbox?

The Private Email feature of Mail7 is a password-protected email box associated with your private email(s). Mail7 account is not required to access this feature. For more details, please refer to this document.


How can I create private email Ids?

You are required to configure a subdomain of Mail7 or your domain to create a private email id. Once the domain/subdomain is configured, you can create email id(s) using the same. For more details, please refer to this document.


What is the use of the Routing Rules?

You can configure actions for the emails received in your Private Inbox. These actions are executed based on the defined Routing Rules.

For more details, please refer to this document.


How can I create the Routing Rules?

You are required to have a Mail7 account. Log into your account and in the left navigation pane, navigate to Configuration > API Credentials.


What is the difference between general mail services and mail7?

  • You are not required to register for Public Inbox.
  • Email address generation is automatic, you are only required to enter a prefix (hostname).
  • Anonymity is maintained i.e. all the personal data including the emails are removed after a period.
  • Protects you from hacks, spamming and exploits, since you can conveniently use them on various applications.

How to access the received email?

To access the email(s) received in Public Inbox, enter the public email id (ending with main7.io domain) on the landing page and click the Go to Public Inbox button. To access the email(s) received in the Private Inbox, click the Private Inbox button from the top right of the landing page, log into your account. Then navigate to Inbox > Public Inbox to view the email list received in your private email id.


What is the benefit of Private Mail7?

  • Mail7 (anonymous/disposable emails) have the following key benefits:
  • Protects your identity online
  • Helps you avoid spamming on the personal email
  • Very useful in quality assurance and its automation
  • Keeps your private email safe

For more details, please refer to this document.