How to create a free e-mail address

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Would you like to create your own e-mail address, preferably free of charge, but don't know how? We'll show you all the solutions in this article!

Why create an e-mail address?

Today, the e-mail address is part of our daily digital communication. It enables us to maintain relationships with people all over the world by e-mail, both in our personal lives and in our professional lives. in professional life.

What's more, an e-mail address is essential for registering with online sites or services, as it enables you to identify yourself and carry out the various actions of your choice. Whether you're looking for information about taking out an insurance policy, talking to your bank advisor or making an online purchase, everything can now be done remotely, by e-mail.

Dans la vie professionnelle, il est rare de ne pas utiliser le mail comme premier moyen de communication.  Par exemple, cela permet de communiquer avec vos clients si vous créez votre business, d’envoyer des devis, assurer un suivi même à distance, avoir une trace écrite et pouvoir ainsi retracer l’historique des échanges, etc.

How do I create a free e-mail address?

Creating an e-mail address is quick, easy and often free. Several platforms allow you to create a free mailbox. Here are a few options:


The creation of a Gmail mailbox is automatically linked to the creation of a Google account. Without a Google Account, you won't be able to create your Gmail address. If you already have a Google account, simply go to the Gmail service and create your Gmail address by entering your Google login and password. Otherwise, creating a Google account will enable you to access the Gmail address creation service.

To read Guide to creating an e-mail address


If you prefer Outlook, then you'll need to visit outlook.com to set up your mailbox.

All you have to do is enter the email address of your choice (...@outlook.com), set a password, validate, and that's it! (You may be asked for additional information, such as your surname, first name and date of birth, to make the creation process more secure).

By creating an Outlook email address, you'll have access to all Outlook functions from anywhere, provided you have an Internet connection of course: mailbox, calendar, tasks, contacts.


The Yahoo platform offers a multitude of services (news, finance, weather, etc.) but also a messaging service! To sign up, we'll let you go to the Yahoo website and click on "create an account" then "sign up". You will then be redirected to a page asking you to fill in the following fields:

  • First name
  • Name
  • E-mail address
  • Password
  • Cell phone number
  • Date of birth

Once you've entered your details, click on "Recognize" and "Verify your phone number". Please have your cell phone ready to validate your registration, as you'll receive a code by SMS from Yahoo. With Yahoo, you can create your own e-mail address in just a few minutes!

Important information

Whether you use Gmail, Outlook, Yahoo or another e-mail platform, make sure you choose a "strong" password. The more different characters you use (letters, numbers, punctuation, lowercase, uppercase), the more secure your password will be, so that no one can hack into your inbox to check your e-mails and try to abuse your credulity.

We hope you find this article useful, and we wish you all the best for creating your own email address, and hope to see you soon on the web!

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