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  1. *Unlimited* Disposable Email Aliases

    Startmail explains it perfectly. They offer unlimited disposable aliases, which expire within a given amount of time. They also offer custom aliases which can be saved and used indefinitely.

    It is the disposable alias which will help protect privacy, when submiting an email to an untrusted recipient. After all, how much privacy do we have if our fixed emails become the foundation for building and selling our marketing profiles, just as is done by gmail. We limit personal activity virtual trails by disposing of aliases for casual uses. But, unlike custom aliases, which build on our identifiable original email address,…

    372 votes
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    • Being able to create custom folders

      You seem to believe that the ability to add folders is "Completed" by telling people to use labels. Color labels just don't cut it.

      All the emails will still reside in my inbox or archive. Every other internet email service offers the option to create custom folders, why not Protonmail? This issue has come up again and again from the start.

      1,047 votes
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      • When sending/reading an email show if the email was sent/received securely

        Gmail has this feature where we can see if it's secure or not.

        198 votes
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        • X-notifier Script for ProtonMail for Firefox?

          X-notifier is a Firefox plugin that alerts you to new email arrivals in multiple webmail accounts. The plugin already works with many popular webmail services. For new email services, an additional script must be made.

          This is the X-notifier Firefox plugin page: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/xnotifier/

          This is the current list of addon scripts: http://xnotifier.tobwithu.com/scripts.php

          This is the request page for a ProtonMail script to be added to X-notifier: http://xnotifier.tobwithu.com/dp/node/3407

          Could ProtonMail staff collaborate on creating a script?

          Or could someone reading this with the ability to create scripts help make one to add functionality for ProtonMail?

          This would also help those interested…

          129 votes
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          • Can we short the "protonmail" name?

            Just like when Google started with the Gmail service, back then it was @googlemail, which is not so good compared with the short @gmail name.
            What if ProtonMail stars something like "@pmail.com"?

            245 votes
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            • Add option to send a Delivery failed email

              Add option to possibly send a delivery failed email to received emails. This would be really a great option for us to get rid of some senders.

              79 votes
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              • idea to stop fishing site

                Add a new functionnality where in the settings you can edit a sentence that will be stored encrypted.
                It will only be decrypted and shown to you after your enter your login password but BEFORE you enter the mailbox password.
                This way if the network is compromised and you end up on a protonmail fishing site, you will only have given the login password and NOT the mailbox password.
                This will be especially helpfull when a tor address will be made available.

                86 votes
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                • Protonmail is too expensive. Offer the option to buy features for life

                  I find paying 4 euros per month too expensive.
                  I would suggest adding the possibility to buy more features like adding more addresses, more filters rules or more GB for life.

                  428 votes
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                  • Add option to save the user agent on the history logs

                    Please add an option to optionally display and save the user agent used to access protonmail on the logs history

                    56 votes
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                    • ProtonMail for business

                      ProtonMail for businesses. When will this launch? The ability to have multiple accconts/mailboxes for employees with our own domain? I keep reading it was going to launch this year? Any updates?

                      154 votes
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                      • MacOS & Windows Mail App

                        It would be awesome if ProtonMial built apps for Windows and macOS just like on mobile. I feel that this is the missing gap for PM.

                        381 votes
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                        • The ability to search the contents of emails, not just the Subject

                          It is a deal killer for business use to not be able to search the contents of emails Vs just subject titles. Combine that with the TERRIBLE conversation thread that will not open ALL messages at the same time and PM may be doing great engineering but poor client business development.

                          1,242 votes
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                          • Show the first lines of the Body in Conversation View

                            Conversation view should display the first lines of the body to be useful.

                            When you have more than 3-4 emails in the same conversation, it becomes really hard to find anything inside. The more you have, the more useless becomes conversation view, when it should be the opposite. It should be useful when you have 20 or 30 (or more) replies on the same subject/conversation.

                            Gmail shows the first words of the body of the message between the sender and the date, and that makes all the difference.

                            On a many-email conversation you can have a look and scroll down…

                            58 votes
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                            • Log out all devices

                              a button that you can LOG OUT of all devices ( e.g.computers and phones)
                              If a computer have been compromised of a mobile device lost or stolen.
                              For peace of mind so you know all entry to your e-mail has been blocked.

                              181 votes
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                              • No Data Retention, no logs, and more transparency.

                                Things that should have been here.

                                Protonmail needs to be more transparent in the same way as it is expressively transparent, when it says that its service is hosted in Switzerland.

                                Why?

                                There are things we should not ask to do as we do here on this list, ask for encrypted data where it should already have, major keys etc.

                                These things should already be in place and not be something on demand.

                                Protonmail has an easier to use interface, but that does not mean it's not as accurate in privacy as it should be.

                                *E-mail traffic log: Messages sent…

                                38 votes
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                                • Need to have Proton Drive where I can store all my documents

                                  It would be great if I can store all my Gdrive or Dropbox data on a secure service, like yours.

                                  1,314 votes
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                                  • Separed mailbox for alias, not all in the same

                                    All email addresses in the same mailbox is not easy when we have different e-mail for different situations (friends, family, job, hobbies, administration...)

                                    130 votes
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                                    • Temporarily store 2-step verification

                                      As it’s already (welcome) extra work to enter two passwords, could 2-step verification be implemented so that known devices would only need to be verified again every 30 days or so?

                                      At the moment, with 2-step verification enabled, even a page reload triggers triple authentication, which makes the added security a poor experience.

                                      33 votes
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                                      • Mesh network integration

                                        NoInternetAccessRequired like as said FT: "next version the internet" in https://www.opengarden.com/ or https://www.hypelabs.io/

                                        22 votes
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                                        • 30 votes
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