Free Email Services

Here, we feature reviews of the various e-mail services, POP3 accounts, e-mail software and autoresponder services. E-mail is one of the most popular activities on the Internet and there are numerous free services available. Some providers, since they are free, rely on advertising to cover their costs. Nevertheless, online e-mail services are improving all the time, and with many now incorporating spam filtering and virus protection, you really can't go far wrong.

  • AOL Mail

    AOL Mail

    A blast from the past for many people, AOL Mail is still one of the most widely used free e-mail services around. Now available on all manner of devices, including smartphones, the service is an excellent alternative to the more popular providers. Includes industry-leading anti-virus, anti-spam (junk mail), notifications, and more. Available for Apple iOS and Android. (International)

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  • is a veteran e-mail provider, now owned by 1&1, offering a free, personalised service that is private and accessible from anywhere. The service includes 2GB of storage space, mobile access (Android and Apple iOS), and over 200 domain names to choose from. Other features include: anti-virus, calendar, web mail for access on any computer, and an effective spam filter.

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  • ProtonMail


    This free, highly secure encrypted e-mail service from Switzerland offers 500MB of storage space and complete privacy for your e-mail correspondence. ProtonMail’s "free" package can handle up to 150 messages per day from a single e-mail account. Upgrade options are available if you require more storage, custom e-mail filters, extra folders or additional aliases. Read More...

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    Formally known as Hotmail, Microsoft’s free personal e-mail service is now available as With over 400 million users worldwide, the provider is a major contender in the free e-mail market. And with access to Calendar, Office Online and OneDrive, there are many reasons to register. Read More...

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  • GMX


    This impressive Web-based e-mail service provides a high level of features free of charge. With unlimited storage for messages, mobile access and effective anti-spam and anti-virus, GMX could very well replace your existing e-mail account. Read More...

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  • Mailinator


    A handy disposable e-mail address service that's free for personal use and ideal for generating temporary e-mail accounts. Mailinator is perfect if you want to register for a Web site and need an e-mail address, but are concerned about the possibility of spam. Read More...

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  • Gmail


    One of the world's largest free e-mail providers. Gmail is a powerful, easy-to-use and fast online service, offering 15GB of storage space, excellent spam filtering, plus numerous ways to organise and search through messages. You can also set an "out of office" autoreply and filter messages by importance. We especially recommend Gmail if you already make use of other Google services, such Calendar, Google Plus, or if you have an Andoid-driven device.

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  • Mail2Web


    This service allows you to access your POP3 e-mail inbox from anywhere in the world safely and securely (especially if you select the "Secure Login" option). Ideal for when you're on the move or when you need to access your messages remotely, mail2web functions very much like any other Web mail interface, and allows you to send mail, forward, compose and even delete messages on the fly. They also support smartphone access.

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    A great free e-mail service, providing a massive 5GB space, with Web mail, POP3 access, spam protection and a host of other useful features. Please note, however, that the 5GB offer is only valid for U.S., Canada and UK residents (2GB is allocated for other locations). also offers a free online calendar service and an online photo album, so you can share pictures with family and friends.

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  • 10MinuteMail

    10 Minute Mail

    Launched to help protect innocent Internet users from unsolicited e-mail messages, this service provides a free, temporary e-mail address that expires within a 10 minute time period. If you're wary of disclosing your e-mail address to a site that requires a registration, why not use 10 Minute Mail instead? You'll be able to register with no questions asked, and (more importantly) you'll avoid being added to spam (junk mail) lists.

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  • Yahoo! Mail

    Yahoo! Mail

    Yahoo! Mail - Here's a popular and user intuitive free e-mail provider, offering Web-based access and a massive 1TB storage space for free - far too much space for nearly all users! Yahoo! Mail includes an impressive number of features, including a robust spam (junk mail) filtering service and free anti-virus scanning. The mailbox interface here is visually appealing and simple enough for newbies to navigate around.

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  • Freedback


    Here's another free feedback form service. allows you to create a HTML form, even if you have no knowledge of HTML. Their form wizard will guide you through the process, and in no time at all you'll have a free and fully functioning form. You may also specify an unlimited number of questions for your visitors to answer. All forms available here can receive unlimited submissions.

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  • Response-O-Matic


    Response-O-Matic "free" edition lets you create online feedback forms quickly and easily (and you needn't have any HTML knowledge whatsoever). In around 8 minutes, you'll have a fully functioning contact form that you can cut and paste into your Web site. Submissions are e-mailed to you every time a visitor submits a form, and they can also be customised with your own message, check boxes and radio buttons.

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  • Zoho Mail

    Zoho Mail

    A free e-mail provider with over 10 million users, offering 5GB of storage space free from irritating advertisements. In addition to e-mail, Zoho Mail also brings you online office apps. Access the service via the Web, by desktop or on your mobile. Commercial upgrades are available. Read More...

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