How do I find someone else's email address for free?

Updated March 23, 2017

Finding someone's e-mail address is a simple task that can be achieved in several ways. A number of search directories on the Internet can help you locate this information. Besides the Internet, other methods for procuring the email address exist as well.

Sign in to your e-mail account and look through your previous correspondence to see if you have ever received a message from this person. If any communication history exists, it will contain the person's e-mail address.

Visit the website of the company where the person works. Navigate to the "Contact Us" section of the website where you might find helpful particulars about the person, including his e-mail address.

Search the person's e-mail address on Internet search services, such as Pipl, Email Addresses and Provide information about the person, including his first and last name and last known address, and click "Search" to view the results.

Look up the person's e-mail address on social networking websites, such as Facebook and Twitter. Register for a free account on these websites to use their search feature and get to the person that you're looking for. The search results will include the profile picture and other details about the person or several people with that same name. Use these details to confirm if this is the person that you sought. The websites also provide the option of sending messages directly to the person.

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Riz Khan started writing professionally in 2005. He has written for IT blogs, such as AddictiveTips. He owns a blog where he shares information, tips and tricks relating to IT, PDAs and graphics software. Khan has a diploma in digital media arts from Seneca College. He is currently enrolled in a bachelor's program in computer information systems at Yorkville University.