How to create free .edu email (100% free free 2019)

    When you become a student of a particular university or college, you will have a .edu email account with your name, for example, But if you are not a student and want a free .edu email then this article is for you. And yes, this method is 100% free and working (Last tested on 17 August 2018)

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    Why should one need .edu email?

    Here are some of the benefits of having .edu email.


    1. GitHub Student Developer Pack

    The first and biggest benefit of having a .EDU email address is the GitHub Student Developer Pack, the best free developer tools, and services for students. This student pack comes with 12 great offers and free services that may be useful to you, such as $15 Amazon AWS coupon, $50 Digital Ocean coupon and much more.

    Take a look at the list below:

    • $15 Amazon AWS coupon
    • $50 Digital Ocean coupon. It will be expired within 12 months after adding to your account – new account only.
    • Bitnami: Offers the Business 3 plan for one year that typically cost $49 per month.
    • Crowdflower: access to the Crowdflower platform.
    • DNSimple: Offers the Personal hosted DNS plan for two years that typically charge $5 per month.
    • GitHub: Offers unlimited private repositories while you are a student. Normally, GitHub charges $7 per month.
    • $25 credit of HackHands, a live programming help that available 24/7.
    • A suite of Microsoft Azure cloud services and developer tools: Microsoft Azure, Visual Studio Community and the rest of Microsoft developer tools, while you are a student.
    • Offer one year .ME domain name registration that costs $18.99 per year – and one year SSL certificate that costs $10 per year.
    • Orchestrate: Access to the Developer account that costs $49 per month, while you are a student. It’s a complete database portfolio, includes search, time-series events, geolocation, and graph queries through an API.
    • SendGrid: Offers the Student plan with 15,000 free emails per month, while you are a student.
    • Travis CI: Access the Private builds that charge you $69 per month, while you are a student.

    2. Amazon Student Pack

    When you use a .EDU email account and sign up for Amazon Student account – you will be able to use Amazon Prime for free for six months, which has many benefits:

    • Free TWO-DAY shipping on many Amazon products.
    • Get unlimited instant streaming of movies, TV shows, and music.
    • Access exclusive deals for students.
    • Unlimited photo storage with Amazon Prime Photos.

    3. LastPass

    LastPass offers six months of the LastPass Premium for any users with a .EDU email address.

    4. Newegg Premier

    Grab one year of Newegg Premier that costs you $50. Just sign up Newegg Premier account with your student email account.

    5. Apple

    You will help yourself saving a lot of money by using the .EDU email address to purchase products from Apple. There are changes to save up to $200 on Apple computers.

    6. Microsoft DreamSpark

    Grab Microsoft DreamSpark with plenty of useful software and Microsoft Office 365 subscription for free.

    Benefit list of .edu email is not limited in these only there are many other benefits like free domain name and much more.

    Now lets enter into the subject matter. How to get free .edu email. Follow the step below carefully to create free .edu email. This tutorial is divided into three parts. You can skip part 2(if you like).

    Also Read: Create free Lynda account.

    Part 1:

    Step 1: Go to this link and solve captcha. Then Click on new user and then sign up with email.

    Step 2: To fill the detail you can use your real name and email but if you are not an US citizen then you can use this link to generate fake user detail. [For temporary email you can go here.] For Eg:

    Full Name Mary N Morey
    Gender female
    Title Mrs.
    Race Black
    Birthday 11/16/1957
    Social Security Number 306-90-8491


    [Note: Save name, username and password in notepad or somewhere it may need later]

    Step 3: After filling all the detail click on submit.

    Now that you have created account lets move on to part two of this tutorial.

    Part 2:

    After creating account and loging  into click on Apply Now. Select any college name from the list and click on Apply. A pop-up will open then click on Apply Now (OR CONTINUE APPLICATION) BUTTON. Then you are asked for different questions. You can answer these questions randomly or you can use the detail below to answer these questions.

    First name and last name: Put the name that you have entered in part 1. Leave other field empty.

    Birthdate, Social Security Number: Enter details which was generated from this link .

    Gender: Male/Female (as you like)

    Racial or ethnic identification: White

    Hispanico or Latino : No

    Have you ever applied, attended …… : No

    After that click on Save and Continue.

    For Mailing address use the detail generated from  this link.

    Is this your permanent address: Yes

    You can leave telephone number blank.

    Then check on I have reviewed the guidelines box and click on save and continue.

    Which …..  high school education: I don’t have a GED/High …….

    Last date attended: 01/2017

    Highest grade completed: 11th grade.

    Have you ever attend …. : No

    I have planned to earn a degree…..: No

    I plan to start class: Choose any

    After that click on Save and Continue.

    Have you ever served …….. military: No

    Are you …….. military: No

    After that click on Save and Continue.

    Parent 1 and 2: Choose any.

    What is your current status?: Native US……

    Primary spoken language: English

    Do you want……: No

    After that click on Submit your completed application.

    Part 3.

    After successfully completing the application put on your signature i.e your full name. Then you will be redirect to with all your detail. Under the student information you will get your username and temporary password. Note down that password, username and other details.

    After that you can go here and login where you will get your .edu email.

    NOTE: It will take more than 6hours for the login credentials to activate. So you will get error that your username and password is invalid.

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    This is the end of this tutorial. By this way you have successfully created free .edu mail. If you have any questions feel free to comment below and if you like this article dont forget to share it with your friends.

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    1. It said “We are sorry, but you do not have access to this service. Please contact your domain administrator for access.” What Should I do

    2. It shows you do not have access to Google Docs Editor.Please contact your Organisation Administration for access.
      Can it be fixed ?

    3. The method to create the edu email works but it looks like the email admin/server restricts you from receiving any type of outside corporate type emails essentially making it useless for any type of student perks that requires verification

    4. We can create email edu but after login, I cann’t use Gdrive.
      Error: “We are sorry, but you do not have access to Google Docs Editors. Please contact your Organization Administrator for access.
      Choose one of the following accounts to login to Google Docs Editors “

    5. I’m getting this error.
      There was a problem with your email address which means you will need to provide additional verification that you are a student. Please contact customer service to complete sign-up.

    6. Google Drive gives this error:
      We are sorry, but you do not have access to Google Docs Editors. Please contact your Organization Administrator for access.

    7. Thank you, I was able to create an .edu email using these instructions. I can receive mail in the account I created from gmail, yahoo and other public domain

      However, is anyone able to sign up for github, amazon or other programs you listed using this email?

      Those programs send an email verification code to the newly created edu account, but I am unable to see any of those verification emails coming through. I also tried sending an email from my work account, and it never to the .edu inbox. 🙁

      • I meant to say that amazon or’s email never made it into the newly created .edu inbox. Are they being filtered out somewhere?

        did anyone get past this issue?

    8. Its more than , 7 hours as of now, but still it shows invalid USER ID and Password, Please help BRother.

      One more thing, ur work is amazing, keep it up, I would definately share it with love with loads of people.

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