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How to Create a Fake Disposable Email Address in Yahoo! That Sends Email to your Primary Yahoo! Account

by Matt McGew

Yahoo! Plus is a paid Web-based email service that allows you to forward your incoming emails to another email account. This allows you to create a fake disposable email address that you can forward to your primary Yahoo! email account. Creating a fake email account with Yahoo! is a good option if you want to receive emails from certain individuals or businesses without giving them your true email address.

Step 1

Go to the Yahoo! Mail Plus home page.

Step 2

Click the "Upgrade Now" button.

Step 3

Scroll-down and click the "Create New Account" button.

Step 4

Enter the requested information including your name, date of birth, gender, country, desired Yahoo! plus email address and password. Select and answer two security questions and enter the verification code in the appropriate box. Click the "Create My Account" button.

Step 5

Enter your billing information including your credit card number, expiration date and billing address and click the "Continue" button to upgrade your Yahoo! Mail account to the Yahoo! Mail Plus service.

Step 6

Go to the Yahoo! home page and click the "Mail" link on the left side of the page.

Step 7

Click the "Options" link and select "More Options."

Step 8

Click "POP & Forwarding."

Step 9

Select the "Forward your Yahoo! Mail" option.

Step 10

Enter your primary Yahoo! Mail address in the "Forward mail to the following address" text box.

Step 11

Click the "Save Changes" button.

Step 12

Click the "Send Code" button.

Step 13

Open a new browser on your computer.

Step 14

Go to the Yahoo.com home page.

Step 15

Click the "Mail" link and enter your primary Yahoo! Mail address and password and click the "Sign In" button.

Step 16

Select the email from your new Yahoo! account.

Step 17

Write down the confirmation code found in the body of the email message.

Step 18

Return to the first browser with your new Yahoo! Mail Plus account.

Step 19

Enter the confirmation code you wrote down in the appropriate box.

Click the "Done" button. You have now created a fake disposable email address in Yahoo! that will send all incoming messages to your primary Yahoo! account.

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