You’ve Got ‘FakeMail’ : A Fake Email Sending App for iPhone

Another addition to the world of smartphone applications is FakeMail, an app powered by Cydia which lets you send emails from a fake email ID using an iPhone, an iPod Touch or an iPad.

Yes, sending emails from an email ID that does not exist has now become possible with this app. The receiver gets the email in the standard format, claiming that the mail is sent from the email ID that you enter. This app makes it as easy as it can get to send anonymous emails. Just enter the fake email address as the sender and the name and the address of the receiver, followed by entering the main body of the email message and clicking “Send”, and voila, you just sent an email from an address that doesn’t even exist.

Fake Mail App

There is no way in which the receiver can make out the email to be a fake mail as it is displayed in the standard email structure which provides for the display of the sender’s (fake) information and recipient’s details. This application will come handy for mainly three purposes, namely, sending confidential emails from a secret ID; keeping the sender’s name and details anonymous or for playing a friendly prank.

The only drawback of using this application is that there is no room for further follow up to the conversation as the email sent from the fake ID cannot be replied to. Since the email ID is non-existent, there is no inbox to receive the reply. The nature of this application, hence, makes it mainly usable for the purpose of playing healthy pranks on a friend or relative for a good laugh.

Using this application can lead to drastic consequences if not used responsible. The ability to pose as someone else can also lead to the user sending a controversial email using some other’s identity, causing actual harm to that person, which is a criminal offence. Therefore, it is strictly required that users exercise sheer responsibility and integrity while using this app.

FakeMail is available on Cydia’s BiggBoss repository. To be able to use this application on your Apple device, you will first have to jailbreak your device in order to allow the application to function (since it is not an approved by Apple). It is highly recommended that the unlocking of the device is performed by someone who possesses the basic skills.