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Closed my old email account, would happens when emails get sent to this address?

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#1 Star_Slight


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Posted 13 January 2015 - 04:31 PM

Hey so I closed my old yahoo email account as I never used it and it was full of junk. 

Just wondering what happens when someone sends an email to that old address? Will it flag up and say it couldn't be sent?

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Posted 13 January 2015 - 04:42 PM

It should return a message to the sender sometimes known as a NDR (Non-Delivery Receipt): http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bounce_message

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Posted 13 January 2015 - 04:46 PM

I agree with zingo156.


If you really want to know exactly what happens. You could send a dummy 'test' email to it and find out for yourself. Just a thought.

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