Did you know that you can create multiple email addresses with one Gmail address . Yes it is possible and not most of us are aware of the few tricks involved to achieve this. You may ask why would you need multiple email addresses for your Gmail address? Let me explain it to you.
The point here is to make multiple email address from your primary Gmail address and create unique email addresses for registering with different websites and services. In fact you can have many different email addresses for your primary Gmail address, but all the mails send to these secondary email addresses will be received in your primary Gmail addresses inbox.
This way you can create a filter for each of the custom email address associated with your Gmail account and easily organize emails from different services and websites. If in any case a website starts sending spam into your inbox , you can easily set the specific filter in your Gmail account to delete all the mails instantly when received in your inbox.
Now lets find out how we can create multiple email addresses from your Gmail address. There are two methods for creating multiple email addresses for your Gmail address.
Method 1: Using “+” annotation in your Gmail address
If you want to create multiple email addresses from your Gmail address then you can use the “+” symbol to add another word to your Gmail address. For example,
Suppose your Gmail address is peterparker@Gmail.com and you want to create a custom email address for signing with amazon.com . To create this custom email address , all you need to do is just add the keyword “amazon “ before or after your username in your email address like this “ peterparker+amazon@Gmail.com” or “firstname.lastname@example.org” and sign up with it on Amazon.com. Now all the emails from both these emails will be sent to your primary Gmail address at peterparker@Gmail.com .
It is as simple as that and you can use this simple trick to create an unlimited number of custom email addresses and all of the mails would be send to your primary Gmail address .
Method 2: Using dots in your Gmail address
Coming to the second method, its an less known fact about Gmail. Gmail does not care about how many dots you have in your email address. In fact it doesn’t recognize any dots within a Gmail address, which means you can place any number of dots within your Gmail address before the @ tag and Gmail will ignore the dots and still send the mail to your original mail address sans the dots. For example ,
Lets take your email address to be brucewayne@Gmail.com . If you add a dot anywhere within the words “brucewayne” , Gmail will always ignore the dots. Example you can create multiple emails address like the below :
- b.r.u.c.e.w.a.y.n.e@Gmail.com and a lot more .
All these above Gmail address will still point towards your primary Gmail address at brucewayne@Gmail.com . Depending upon your requirement you can have many uses of these tricks , even you can use these tricks to update your Gmail address . Go ahead and try create as many custom email address as you would like for your Gmail address . and do let us know how this was useful to you . Keep subscribed for us to know about more interesting how to tips and tricks .