How to Confirm a Valid Email Address

By Chris Hoke

If you've ever written a long email message and sent it to an email address only receive an error message in return, then you know the frustration when you've been given an invalid email address. If you've been given an email address that you're not sure exists, you can use an online email verification website to check the validity. These online email verifications sites connect to the mail server using the email address suffix, then check the email address prefix against known accounts.

Things You'll Need

  • Computer
  • Internet access

VerifyEmailAddress.org

Step 1

Type "http://www.verifyemailaddress.org/" into the address bar of your web browser and press the "ENTER" key.

Step 2

Type the email address in question into the "Email Address" text field.

Step 3

Click the "Verify Email" button. The verification results will appear below the email address text field, indicating whether the syntax, email server and email address are valid.

Email-Unlimited.com

Step 1

Type "http://www.email-unlimited.com/tools/verify-email.aspx" into your web browser's address bar and press the "ENTER" key.

Step 2

Type the email address you wish to verify into the "Email Address" text field.

Step 3

Click the "Verify" button. The verification results will display beneath the "Email Address" text field. The "OK" message indicates that the email address is valid, with the text below detailing the verification process.

Rolosoft Email Checker

Step 1

Type "http://tools.email-checker.com/" into the address bar of your web browser and press the "ENTER" key.

Step 2

Type the email address you wish to check into the "Email Address" text field.

Step 3

Click the "Check" button to verify. The email address will display below the text field with a message indicating whether the address is valid.