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What's the difference between regular email and forwarding email addresses?

Regular email addresses and forwarding email addresses are 2 different address types used to deliver email.

A regular email address has its own, unique inbox where you can send, receive and access your email. You can access your inbox online or with an email client (like Outlook or the Mail app).

A forwarding email address automatically directs incoming messages to another regular email address. You can then view your email in the other account's inbox. For example, you can create a forwarding address to automatically deliver mail sent to your business email account to your personal email account.

Different forwarding options and settings may be available depending on your email provider. For example, forwarding messages to more than one address, or leaving a copy of forwarded messages in your regular email's inbox.

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