Is there a list of words/names I can’t use in the email for my Epic Games account?

When creating your Epic Games account, please be aware there are certain words/names you should avoid in the email associated with your account. If you use any of the words/names listed below in your email address, you may not receive automated emails from Epic Games.

For example: you should avoid using “webmaster@... “

Examples of reserved words include:

  • ABUSE
  • NOC
  • SECURITY
  • POSTMASTER
  • HOSTMASTER
  • USENET
  • NEWS
  • WEBMASTER 
  • WWW 
  • UUCP
  • FTP

If you already created an Epic account using an email address that includes one of these words/names, and you want to ensure you receive email messages from us, we recommend changing your email address. See how to change your email in this related article.

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