(AnonAddy) - Anonymous Email Forwarding (AnonAddy) - Anonymous Email Forwarding

Open-source Anonymous Email Forwarding. Quickly and easily view, search, manage and create new aliases in just a few clicks using the browser extension. (AnonAddy) - Anonymous Email Forwarding promo image
What is (AnonAddy) - Anonymous Email Forwarding? (AnonAddy) - Anonymous Email Forwarding is a Firefox add-on that allows users to quickly view, manage, and create new email aliases. This add-on helps protect your real email address from spam by enabling the deactivation/deletion of aliases receiving unsolicited emails. You can attribute different email addresses to various sites, aiding in data protection and breach prevention. Its open-source nature ensures user participation and transparency in its functioning.

Stats date:
Users: 841 ▼ -2
Rating: 4.94 (32)
Version: 2.2.8 (Last updated: 2023-10-06)
Creation date: 2019-10-07
Weekly download count: 24
Firefox on Android: No
Manifest version: 2
  • storage
  • activeTab
Size: 180.69K
Email: Click to see
URLs: Website
Risk impact: Very low risk impact
Risk likelihood: Moderate risk likelihood

Other platforms

Not available on Chrome
Not available on Edge

This extension makes it quick and easy to view, search, manage and create new aliases.

Please Note: The free plan is currently limited to a total of 10 active shared domain aliases (e.g. * You can still create unlimited standard aliases for free by giving out as your email address, the browser extension is not required to create these type of aliases.

To use this extension you first need to register an account with (it's free), then you can generate an API token on the settings page.

If you are self-hosting then make sure to click "change instance" and enter the location of your web app.

Paste your API token in the extension to save it. Now you can simply open the extension and create a new alias for any site.

Why should I use

There are a number of reasons you should consider using this service:

  • Protect your real email address from spam by simply deactivating/deleting aliases that receive unsolicited emails
  • Identify who has sold your data by using a different email address for every site
  • Protect your identity in the event of a data breach by making it difficult for hackers to cross-reference your accounts
  • Prevent inbox snooping by encrypting all inbound emails using GPG/OpenPGP encryption
  • Update where emails are forwarded without having to go through and change your email address for each site individually
  • Reply to forwarded emails anonymously without revealing your true email address
See more
User reviews
Positive: Supports sidebar. Negative: Doesn't automatically adhere to system theme by switching between light and dark. Must be performed manually. Requires API key generation rather than OAuth login.
by RokeJulianLockhart, 2023-09-26
View all user reviews
Risk impact (AnonAddy) - Anonymous Email Forwarding is safe to use. It does not request any sensitive permissions.

Risk likelihood (AnonAddy) - Anonymous Email Forwarding is probably trust-worthy. Prefer other publishers if available. Exercise caution when installing this add-on.

Upgrade to see risk analysis details