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As far as I know, now, which is a temporary/disposable email service, offers POP3 access to its temporary mailboxes.

What I would like to do is have access to such a temporary mailbox via SMTP. Namely, I'd like to write a test case (and question) for Thunderbird's SMTP access, and I'd need to capture screenshots for that - but I don't want to capture screenshots showing my own email accounts :)

So I thought, given that there exists a disposable email service that offers POP3 access - if I could find one that offers SMTP access, I could quickly setup a disposable email, and send "myself" (the disposable "myself" :)) some test messages - enough to simulate a small inbox, that will be shown in a separately downloaded version of Thunderbird.

I know typically disposable email accounts get cleaned (I think mailinator does it at 10 min intervals, but not sure about this) - but I don't care; I think 10 minutes is more than enough to construct a couple of inbox emails, and take some screenshots.

EDIT: I'm aware of the screenshot blurring technique for screenshots - but maybe what I want to ask has to do directly with the layout of the main GUI email table, so I would specifically not like to blur it out.

Any service like this existing out there?

Many thanks in advance for any answers,

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you could just edit the screenshot to blur that out – Journeyman Geek May 25 '12 at 12:14
Thanks for the comment, @JourneymanGeek - I have edited the question, so it clearly states I would not like to blur screenshots. Cheers! – sdaau May 25 '12 at 12:29
You can tell Thunderbird to display anything you want as the "from" address which to my knowlege is the only address displayed unless additional navigation paths are taken ( i.e. advance views ). – Ramhound May 25 '12 at 13:18
Thanks for that @Ramhound - but I think it would be too time-consuming to change the "from" in an already mailbox (a typical inbox can have hundred of emails)... And if I want to test something "from scratch", then I again start thinking about creating a new, temporary account - and I'm back to the question posted here :) Cheers! – sdaau May 26 '12 at 6:30

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