ProtonMail Reviews

Find out more about ProtonMail with customer reviews, pricing, key information, and frequently asked questions.

Updated on July 15th, 2019

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ProtonMail is an encrypted free professional email service. With ProtonMail, businesses can send, receive, and store emails securely in the cloud.

Pricing:

ProtonMail is free, so there is no pricing information to report. However, you can contact ProtonMail directly if you would like more information about their Enterprise solutions.

Protonmail
Review:

Pros: Encrypted email for maximum security.

Cons: Security makes accounts difficult to recover if you forget your password.

Bottomline: ProtonMail is one of the best free email platforms that you can use if the security of your communications is a priority.

News & Activity:

Date

News or Activity

January 8, 2019

Protonmail Launches GDPR Site to Help Businesses

December 20, 2018

ProtonMail now lets you import emails in bulk from Gmail, Yahoo, and others

November 20, 2018

ProtonMail Launches Standalone iOS VPN App

July 26, 2018

ProtonMail Now Supports PGP Encryption with Other Clients

Key Information:

Founder

Dr. Andy Yen

Founded

2014

Headquarters

Geneva, Switzerland

Number of Employees

11-50 employees

CEO

Dr. Andy Yen

Address

Chemin du Pré-Fleuri, 3 CH-1228 Plan-les-Ouates, Genève, Switzerland

Phone Number

+41 22 548 35 51

Website

www.protonmail.com

Reviews:

Source

Review

datawarrior - news.ycombinator.com

I gave up on ProtonMail. The lack of a calendar means you often need to go back to using Google Calendar or Outlook.com Calendar, kind of negating the privacy benefits if you're a heavy calendar user.

anticupidon - forums.guru3d.com

Found ProtonMail, based in Geneva, Switzerland secure e-mail service with built-in end-to-end encryption and self-destruct e-mails. Free account has a few limitations I can live with for now. Made an account, no ads, nada.Just my mail and nothing more. I need to learn more, but for now I am impressed, to say the least.

FAQs:

What is ProtonMail used for?

ProtonMail is an encrypted free professional email service. ProtonMail allows businesses to send, receive, and store emails securely in the cloud.

See our ProtonMail summary review.

Is ProtonMail free?

Yes. ProtonMail is a free service.

See our ProtonMail summary review.

Is ProtonMail safe?

There a number of security measures taken by ProtonMail to ensure safety.

  • Two-factor authentication.
  • Two separate passwords
  • End-to-end encryption
  • Based in Switzerland, so the US government could have a harder time serving legal requests.

Read what customers have to say about ProtonMail.

Is ProtonMail encrypted?

Yes. ProtonMail offers end-to-end encryption. However, this encryption only works when both parties are using ProtonMail.

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What is ProtonMail CH?

ProtonMail has two domains, protonmail.com and protonmail.ch. There exists the possibility that domain name seizure by the US government could occur, by bypassing the Swiss court system and directly seizing protonmail.com, despite ProtonMail complying with all US data encyption laws. As a measure to ensure your data security should this happen, your email can be accessed on the alternate domain, protonmail.ch.

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Does ProtonMail delete emails?

Yes. ProtonMail allows for self-destructing emails, but it can't delete emails from non-ProtonMail inboxes.

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Does ProtonMail have a calendar?

No. ProtonMail has no calendar feature.

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What is ProtonMail Plus?

ProtonMail Plus is a paid version of ProtonMail with additional features.

  • Custom domains.
  • Users within your domain.
  • Increased Storage.
  • Additional Addresses.
  • Higher Sending Limits.
  • Autoresponder.
  • Unlimited Labels to facilitate improved organization.
  • Premium Support.

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How do I recover my ProtonMail?

  1. Select the “Need help” button. If you are a two-password mode user resetting your Mailbox password, select “forgot password?” on the Decrypt Mailbox page.
  2. Select the “Reset password” button. (Skip this step if you are resetting your Mailbox password.)
  3. On the reset password page, enter your username and recovery email and select “Reset password”.
  4. Click “Confirm.”
  5. Check for the reset code to your recovery email address in your spam folder if you don’t see it in your inbox.
  6. Enter the code and click on “Reset password”.
  7. Enter your new password twice and select “Reset password”.

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Are there any ProtonMail alternatives?

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