How do email forwarders work?

Email forwarders can be used with or without a POP email account.

When used without an email account, a forwarder can be set up like so: -->

In this case, mail sent to is delivered to Bob's email account, even though the account doesn't exist on the server.

If there is an account for, the email is delivered to this address as well as being forwarded to

Multiple forwarders can also be set up if required e.g. forwarding a generic email account to two or more people.

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