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  •  How to get an anonymous Google account for gmail: (3+ / 0-)

    If you need an anonymous Google account, you cannot tell Google your name at all, because Google will automatically include your real name with your gmail address when it sends out your gmail, and recipients may see your name.

    Therefore, when you sign up for a Google account, do not tell Google your real name or real-name email address. You can leave those fields blank.

    I filled out my Google application form with a first name of 2thanks and a last name of dkos, so that my gmail address would be 2thanks.dkos@gmail.com.

    I did not give Google a back-up email address or a phone number for this account.

    To apply for an anonymous Google account go to About Gmail and then click the Create an Account button on the upper right.

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