4 Useful Features To Know When Using ProtonMail

ProtonMail is great for privacy-focused email communication. It has some useful features that make using it more secure, productive, and efficient. Let’s take a look at these: Encrypting and scheduling emails: When sending an email message in ProtonMail, you can choose to encrypt and schedule them. This is available even when the recipient does not have a ProtonMail account. Here is how to use...

How To Enable Two-Password Mode In ProtonMail

ProtonMail has the option of enabling Two-Password Mode if needed. This is different than 2FA or Two-Factor Authentication where you’d need to authenticate using a token or a text message besides the password. The Two-password Mode requires entering two passwords – one for the initial logging in and the other to decrypt the ProtonMail inbox and access emails. So the first password is to...

How To Add Custom Filters In ProtonMail

ProtonMail can be configured to auto-block senders based on their email addresses or depending on the message content and attachments. This can be done by using the Filters feature. To access it, click on SETTINGS. Then select Filters. Blocking based on just the sender’s email: To directly block a specific sender, you can blacklist that specific email address. To do that, scroll down to the Spam...

How To Enable Short Domain For ProtonMail Email Addresses

ProtonMail now has a short domain feature that can be enabled. What this means is that you no longer need to have the @protonmail.com or @protonmail.ch in your email address. Instead, it can be replaced with @pm.me which stands for ProtonMail me or Private Message me. This feature is available for all ProtonMail users for receiving emails but for sending emails using this short domain, you’d...

How To Send Encrypted Emails That Expire Automatically

ProtonMail can be used to send encrypted email messages with an expiration limit. This can be great in communicating time sensitive information which needs to have a very limited access to select recipients. These messages can be delivered to any email domain and doesn’t require a ProtonMail sign-up to read them. Here is how: Login to ProtonMail and click on COMPOSE button. At the bottom, click...

Use ProtonMail For Better Email Security And Privacy

With the recent security breaches in popular email services, it can be a good idea to use alternate email services that offer extra security and privacy. ProtonMail is an anonymous, encrypted email service that does just that. It does not keep any logs and offers complete end-end encryption and anonymity. Besides the web version, it is also available as app for Android and iOS devices. This is a community...