How to Get a Free Zoho Mail Account

Want a free personal email account that isn't ad-supported? Try Zoho

Screenshot of Zoho free personal email account setup page.
Screenshot, Zoho Mail.

Zoho Workplace is a suite of applications designed for businesses, but Zoho also offers a personal email address. A business account at Zoho comes with all the tools for managing communication and information in a group setting, a no-cost, while an ad-free personal Zoho Mail account comes with an email address at the zoho.com domain. To create a personal Zoho address and a Zoho Mail account with 5GB online message storage, all you need is an active mobile number where you can receive text messages.

Sign Up for a Free Zoho Mail Account

To set up a free personal Zoho Mail account with an @zoho.com address:

  1. Go to the Zoho Mail Sign Up page.

  2. Click the radio button in front of Personal Email under Get started with ad-free email.

  3. Type your preferred username – the part that comes before @zoho.com in your email address – in the Email id you wish to have field.

  4. Enter a password in the Password field. Choose an email password that is reasonably easy to remember and sufficiently hard to guess.

  5. Type your first and last names in the fields provided. You don't have to use your real name.

  6. Enter a phone number where you can receive SMS messages and then confirm it by entering the number again.

    Do not include the dashes in the phone number. Enter only a 10 digit string of numbers (your number plus area code) with no punctuation. For example: 9315550712

  7. Check the box to agree to Zoho's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

  8. Click Sign Up for Free.

  9. Enter the verification code received on your phone by SMS in the space provided on the verification page.

  10. Click Verify Code.

You can also sign up for a free Zoho.com email address using Google, Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn.