If you send email to an invalid address or a closed account, usually you’ll get a bounce back. Usually. But you cannot count on bounces. by Leo A. Notenboom https://askleo.com/2870 #askleo #email Related Posts Will Email to an Invalid Email Address Be Read by Someone? - People often send email to the wrong address by mistake. But what happens if the email address is invalid? Why Does Email I Send to a Large Contact List Bounce so Often? - You're not a spammer, I know that - but you're acting like a spammer. And there's your problem. How Do I Remove an Invalid Email Address from Auto-fill? - This is all about the many ways your computer tries to make your life easier. Sometimes it tries just a little too hard. The solution is fairly simple, but may be in one of several places. Could someone reopen my closed email account? - After an online account is deleted, the ID or email address is eventually made available for re-use. It's the same name but a different owner, and that can confuse people.