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  1. Paid Priority access

    A user may choose to pay to have priority access and support proton mail in the meantime.

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      2 comments  ·  New Features  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Second mailbox password that deletes all emails while unlocking

      Guard against brute force attacks and interrogations by having a second mailbox password that deletes everything.

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        10 comments  ·  Dreams  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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        • I would like to see an option where emails go to your server are encrypted and get forwarded unincrypted

          Many people are not willing to do anything new not even to enter a password to open an encrypted mail.

          Sad to say.

          So I would like to see an option where mails and attachments are sent to your server encrypted and are forwarded to the recipient unincrypted. This has at least some security better than nothing for communicating with people who do not want to care with encryption.

          I also would like an option where all mails that get sent unencrypted get automatically encrypted on your server and get forwarded just like the ones who come from a protonmail…

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          • Wider column/box for composing body of email by shrinking or collapsing column for attachments, expiration, and encription check box.

            Perhaps a link to enlarge the text box for composing (body) like a pop up of sorts (similar to gmail), or just a wider middle column so that the compose (body) box is larger and person can view more of the composed message at one time. This box is especially too small if CC and BCC are used. It seems taking space from the column with the attachments, expiration time, and encryption check box would help with this issue. Or a way to collapse portions of the view that are taking up too much space.

            2 votes
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              0 comments  ·  Features seen on other services  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Increasing custom CSS theme's priority

              Now it is possible to customize CSS theme in our inbox, but it does not really work properly because of custom theme's low priority compared to default style sheet.
              For example now changing colours of main parts of interface (like primary buttons and main divs), hiding unwanted options, editing style of headings are NOT possible.

              4 votes
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              • Expiry should not be indicated and screen capture ability disabled

                I suggest a recipient should not be able to see that the e-mail has a expiry time.Seeing that there is an expiry time may cause the recipient to forward the e-mail or take a screen shot of the e-mail.
                I further suggest any e-mail with an expiry time should not be able to be captured by way of a screen shot.

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                  2 comments  ·  Existing features (improved)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • 7 votes
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                  • Option to send attachments unencrypted

                    Ive found Gmail is rejecting encrypted attachments as a security risk.
                    Does Automatic encryption have an opt-out.?
                    I cant see?

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                    • Never forget SIMPLICITY and MINIMALISM, the very strength of Google's Gmail

                      Never forget simplicity and minimalism otherwise it will end up as bloatware in the future. This is one of the main reasons behind the success of Google and Apple as to why people like the services so much especially Gmail. Simple, minimalistic yet powerful.

                      4 votes
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                        0 comments  ·  Features seen on other services  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • 4 votes
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                          0 comments  ·  Dreams  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Encrypt email address when sending messages to "unknown" recipients.

                          For example, PM encrypts my email address username@protonmail.ch when it is send to their servers, thus coming out something like Dj4^vsSD@ or total nonsense to the "unknown" recipient.

                          When the recipient replies the email address is known by PM therefore it is decrypted on their servers, found to be [me] username@protonmail.ch and delivered to the correct inbox. This, I believe, would protect users from third party email distribution or that "friend" who is a little too active on their FB page.

                          I have seen this utilised, surprisingly, by PayPal. PP knew my email address, but the merchant I bought something…

                          6 votes
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                            1 comment  ·  Dreams  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Recipient-specific encryption keys

                            Instead of setting an encryption key for each email I send to non-ProtonMail users, I would like to set an encryption key for each recipient.

                            This allows me, for example, to agree upon separate encryption keys for John and Dave, so that they can decrypt emails with their own unique password. Then when I send an email to both of them, their individual copy of the email is encrypted separately with the key I have assigned to them.

                            This also relieves me of the burden of constantly creating keys and hints for people I regularly correspond with.

                            24 votes
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                              3 comments  ·  New Features  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Merging mails with the same subject

                              The subject is pretty clear. Merging mails with the same subject would improve the search of mails and make the inbox cleaner and more user friendly.

                              If you receive 20 or more emails per day within one "chat" with your friends, you better not go on vacation...

                              16 votes
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                                1 comment  ·  Features seen on other services  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • news feed

                                I would be great if you did some sort of news aggregation like Google News or the Duckduckgo app on smartphones.

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                                • push

                                  When imap is working then perhaps you could implement push technology.

                                  19 votes
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                                  • How about a calendar system (encrypted and private) similar to Yahoo mail? :)

                                    How about a calendar system (encrypted and private) similar to Yahoo mail? :)

                                    The calendar can invite others to see event, and etc. It also sends you reminders to your own e-mail to alert you.

                                    8 votes
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                                    • Open Notification API so community can create custom notifiers for browsers & devices

                                      If you can open notification API via some kind of auth token (possibly in two forms: with and w/o exposing sender/subject of the message) other developers will quickly hack browser extensions and notification apps for all the devices.

                                      17 votes
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                                      • Need to be able to create additional files to store and label emails.

                                        Need to be able to create additional files to store and label emails.

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                                          2 comments  ·  Features seen on other services  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • To be signed-in on 2 ProtonMail accounts simultaneously (and send e-mails, etc.)

                                          For exmaple this is possible with e-mail provider Safe-mail.net and I think it's a must-have feature for ProtonMail, because it saves people a lot of time to do their job.

                                          88 votes
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