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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).


For better understanding of this method we have made a clear video watch the video carefully and enjoy your .edu email

Credits: thetechrim


Thank you Firon5 for this awesome share.I really appreciate it.
How long did this edu email last ?

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I have got an acceptance letter in the mail, but
How will we know when the email id is activated ?

Great share!! Thanks.

even if you created edu mail…
on github you’ll be stuck forever… unless you know how to make fake school/college ID


@Ze380y this method works like a charm, thanks a lot mate

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have you got Github’s Student developer pack ?

I got Office 365 for my personal PC, But i Do not want any github package


unable to login edu google account after creation. although i got email and password for the edu mail.

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Gizmo login page isn’t opening :expressionless: What to do?

If you are from INDIA or PAKISTAN you will not able to access that website as they have banned access from those countries. Just access from USA using a VPN.

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It’s been more than 24 hours but I cannot login to my edu email.

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going to try this method, Thank you !

3 days, still not working

I’m to !!
I’m waiting !

Same here, its been more than 48 hours
I cant login to the edu mail, and they havent sent any mail.

i got the mail address and password in revovery mail but when i enter in gmail it says this account doesnt exit…any help?

Edited: The method is working for now. It took a bit long but it worked.

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@beast Thanks for informing.:+1:

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