Office 365 - add an email address (To receive only NOT to send) for free without add an additional license using office 365 - is there an option?

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If I want to add an email address (To receive only NOT to send) for free without add an additional license using office 365 - is there an option?

Adding as an alias is useful but not the answer - as I cant see who it was sent to.  Emails still arrive but who did the person email it to?

eg
bla@123.com
alias
bla2

So is there a way without $ ?

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AlexA lack of information provides a lack of a decent solution.

Commented:
You could add it to an existing shared mailbox and then use a rule to move anything from that address to XYZ folder.

Other than that, create a shared mailbox and then create a rule

https://www.codetwo.com/admins-blog/how-to-prevent-office-365-users-from-sending-emails-outside-organization/

In there.

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Alex
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Assigning a license is what creates the mailbox. Until a license is assigned, the mailbox does not exist, thus meaning you cannot send or receive email.

You don't need to assign licenses to resource mailboxes, room mailboxes, and shared mailboxes, except when they are over their storage quota of 50 gigabytes (GB)

Please refer this link for more details:

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/office365/admin/subscriptions-and-billing/subscriptions-and-licenses?view=o365-worldwide
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OK so without paying for a license its a non runner ...

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AlexA lack of information provides a lack of a decent solution.

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No, you can use a SHARED mailbox, I seriously doubt you'll end up with 50GB of mail, if you do then archive it off.

Ergo, free.

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