How to check an email address is valid or not?

If you ask anyone to check whether an email address is valid or not?, immediately they will send a test mail to that email address and wait for some time. If the message bounces, it is confirmed that email address is invalid or doesn’t exist. It takes sometime. But there are quick and easy ways to check whether an email address is real or fake. Below are the simple steps to check various email addresses.

For gmail email address verification

1. Goto https://www.google.com/accounts/recovery/

2. Select “I don’t know my password”

3. Enter  @gmail.com email address which you want to verify and click on “Continue”

4. If it is invalid or doesn’t exist, it displays error as “No account found with that email address”

gmail-email-address-checkFor Yahoo email address verification

1. Goto edit.yahoo.com/forgot

2. Enter @yahoo.com email address in the text box and click “Next” button

3. If the email address doesn’t exist, it says “We couldn’t match the Yahoo ID you entered with information in our database.”

Yahoo-email-address-check-validFor checking Hotmail, live and Outlook email addresses

1. Goto https://account.live.com/ResetPassword.aspx

2. Select “I forgot my password” and click “next” button

3. Enter your Microsoft account email address

4. Enter characters shown and click “next” button

5. If the email address doesn’t exist, it says “The Microsoft account is incorrect. Please try again.”

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