Email is short for ‘Electronic Mail’. It is the exchange of electronic messages and computer files through a telecommunications network such as the internet or mobile phone. An email address is a series of letters, words and symbols that identify a user so that he/she can receive Internet email. An email address usually consists of a name that identifies the user to the mail server, followed by an at sign @ and the host name and domain name of the mail server.
Following are resources for email address searches, conducting reverse email address searches, or learning about types of accounts and service providers. Most are free email address search tools, while other’s are available for a small fee.
Search Resources for Finding Someone’s Email Address
- Find An Email Address Instantly – Conduct a quick search using this simple online tool.
- Addresses.com – The largest e-mail address search database and directory on the web. Varied method of performing searches using phone numbers, e-mail and home addresses. Also able to search for businesses, zip codes, area codes, schools and even persons.
- AnyWho Find People – An easy search form for phone, address, or E-mail search
- Computer Monitoring Software – Computer pc monitoring and email search software
- Email Address Search – Search all the most popular registry services to find people.
- Email Finder – EmailFinder and URLFinder appeared in March, 1997 as the only on-line database services designed to link old Email and Web addresses with current information.
- Finger – An old-style Unix tool for finding out a little bit about people, if you have their E-mail addresses. You can still “finger” some accounts, and read the information file, using the finger tool. This site is a Web interface to finger.
- ITools – A variety of internet search tools for finding people and information
- My.Email.Address.Is – Search all of the most popular search engines (Yahoo email, Switchboard, W.E.D, InfoSpace and Look4u) in one place to find addresses.
- People Search – Search for people using an online reverse search by phone number, E-mail, address.
- Real Time Spy – PC Monitoring Software – PC Monitoring Software. Realtime-Spy is the latest in high-tech computer surveillance and spy software that allows you to remotely install a PC monitoring system and access the activity logs from anywhere at any time
- Reunion.com – Search for old friends, reunite with classmates, find family members, track down lost loves, military buddies, etc.
- Switchboard – Find Email Address using an online search form.
- WhoWhere – Advanced search tool.
- ZabaSearch – A variety of public record search tools.
Email Service Providers
- AOL Email – Service from the once popular America Online.
- GMail – Gmail is built on the idea that email can be more intuitive, efficient, and useful. Gmail offers free email accounts.
- Hotmail – Microsoft Hotmail free email account. Windows Live Hotmail – The new Hotmail brings you more. More space (5 GB), more security, still free.
- Inbox – Send & receive attachments up to 20MB, easily organize your messages, quickly find archived messages, view full conversations, compose and read messages even when you’re not online and much more.
- Mail.com – Free service with free forwarding. Many interesting addresses to choose from
- Yahoo – Yahoo! Mail is a free web mail service provided by Yahoo!. It is currently the largest web-based email service, followed closely by its competitor Windows Live Hotmail.