Hide your personal email address with Apple’s Hide My Email feature


The Hide My Email feature is provided in iOS 15 and iPadOS 15, so that you can keep your personal email hidden. This feature works on Apple devices by assigning a random and unique email address to apps and websites that ask for your personal email address to sign up. This keeps your personal email private. iPhone and iPad users can also access Hide My Email directly by going to Safari, Mail, and iCloud settings.

In this article, we are telling you step-by-step how you can use Hide My Email on your Apple device.

Before starting the steps, note that the Hide My Email feature is a part of iCloud+. iCloud+ is a paid subscription service that starts at Rs.75 ($0.99 in the US) per month.

This feature is an extension of the already existing Sign in with Apple feature which was launched by the Cupertino company in 2019. This is limited to services that require an Apple ID to signup. In contrast, the Hide My Email feature gives users randomly generated email addresses that can be used anywhere. Users can manage or deactivate pre-existing random email addresses.

How to set up Hide My Email

Once you have iCloud+ on your iPhone or iPad, you can set up Hide My Email like this-

  1. Go to Settings and tap on your name at the top.
  2. Now iCloud > Hide My Email Select the
  3. Now + Create new address Tap on Apple for you @icloud.com will create random email addresses that you can use to sign-in to a new site or app. Emails you receive on these email addresses will be received directly in your personal inbox.
  4. If you like the auto generated email Continue Tap on If not, you can generate another email address as well.
  5. Now you will need to create a label for this address so that you will be able to remember how you use the email in the future. You can also prepare a note for this.
  6. now from the top right Next Click on

Your random email address has now been set up. You can copy it whenever you want to use it on an iPhone or iPad by going to Hide My Email settings.

How to manage or delete email addresses created using Hide My Email

You can also manage or delete randomly created email addresses.

  1. Settings Go to and tap on your name at the top.
  2. Now iCloud > Hide My Email Select the
  3. Now tap the label of the random email address you want to manage.
  4. If you want to change the label of the address, then select the Label option. You Note You can also create a note for it by tapping on it. If you want to delete this address only then Deactivate email address You can do this by tapping on

In September, Apple introduced Hide My Email with iOS 15 and iPadOS 15. iOS 15.2 and iPadOS 15.2, which released this month, have extended this feature to the Mail app. Users can now create random email addresses directly while sending emails from the preloaded app.

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