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I know tumblr allows users to post on their blog by mail. But the email given by tumblr is not really easy to tap on a mobile phone per example.

Is there a way to post easily on tumblr using a simple mail address, or a custom one ?

(I tried email redirection with gmail, but tumblr doesn't seem to understand it).

My final idea ? During a wedding, let everybody easily post pictures by emails on tumblr.

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What do you mean by tap? Do you mean type? Why don't you just add it as a contact and then use an alias for it? –  batpigandme Sep 24 '13 at 18:15
    
Sorry i meant type indeed. The goal is to give this address to people so they can send pictures with their phone. What do you mean by an alias ? Create an account on a free email service like gmail, yahoo, or outlook, and then transfer each mail to tumblr ? Tumblr does not understand it. –  div1n Sep 25 '13 at 6:36
    
I answered this question over here. –  user1516487 May 29 at 19:10

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Can you create an account on a free email service like gmail, yahoo, or outlook, and then set this to automatically forward to the geeky address that Tumblr gives?

I recommend this approach for Blogger, because it's the only way that the blog-administrator can know who the emailed content actually came from. Not sure if Tumblr has the same issue.

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You can't : If you set email forwarding to the tumblr address, the mail sent to tumblr will have wrong headers. eg : Send mail from a@test.com to b@test.com, that forwards to gfdgfd1321@tumblr.com, this one will receive an email with headers : From a@test.com, To b@test.com, and not : From a@test.com, To gfdgfd1321@tumblr.com Then, tumblr won't recognize this as "true" post mail. –  div1n Sep 25 '13 at 15:29

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