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Use an unlimited number of e-mail addresses - even without aliases

Our servers support so-called "mail extensions". Separated by a plus sign, you can change the local part of your user name (everything before the @) by any number of extensions. The "extensions" are ignored by our mail servers (when they are placed in mailboxes), so that e-mails are still assigned to the original e-mail address.
In addition to your e-mail address me@mailbox.org, you can also receive e-mails addressed to me+test@mailbox.org or me+rssfeed@mailbox.org, for example.

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So, for instance, you can subscribe to your favoured favorite newsletter with me+newslettername@mailbox.org and then create an IMAP folder "newslettername".

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Using "mail extensions" has more advantages than only sorting messages in folders.
If you suddenly receive SPAM or unsolicited advertising via an e-mail address with extension that you have only used for a page or a newsletter, you will immediately know who passed on your addresses.
Further you can individually mark an address e.g. with the communication with companies or suspect receivers by the extension of the Ee-Mail mail addresses, e.g. by me+company@mailbox.org. If you don't want to be reachable via this e-mail address later on, you can block the receipt of exactly this variant at any time by using a filter rule.

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  • You can use the "extensions" with for receiving e-mails from websites or for unknown persons strangers as disposable addresses.
  • You can track, who gives your address to other personspeople/companies.
  • You can use them to organize newsletters, confirmation messages and more, without creating having to create filter rules.
  • You can keep your inbox clean and you can separate you your e-mails by an easy wayeffortlessly.
  • Last but not least: "extensions" are not to be considered aliases - and so they are usable hence they may be used with any mailbox-.org plan - unlimited and free of charge.

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A:
Yes, our servers will look for the first "+" sign. All following characters (until the @) will be interpreted as the extension. So, every e-mail to the base address will be delivered. Please note: To In order to get the messages delivered to the right folder, it needs to be named "shopping+company" in according to our above named example.


Q:
Can I user use extensions with aliases, instead of the main address only?

A:
Mail extensions will also work with aliases.


Q:
Do mail extensions also work if I use the e-mail address of my own domain?

A:
Yes, they work the same way as described above.