Software Alternatives & Reviews


Secure email with absolutely no compromises. Get your free encrypted email account today.

ProtonMail Reviews and details

Screenshots and images

  • ProtonMail Landing page
    Landing page //



ProtonMail Review - Good or Not?

ProtonMail Review

Top 4 Email Services BETTER than Protonmail!


  1. User avatar
    A great product made by a great team

    Protonmail is the best secure email solution period, other products in the suite such as ProtonVPN and hopefully soon Drive and Calendar will finally make it the perfect Gsuite alternative.

    👍 Pros:    Encryption|Easy to use|Excellent features|Easy integration
    👎 Cons:    None

Post a review

Social recommendations and mentions

We have tracked the following product recommendations or mentions on various public social media platforms and blogs. They can help you see what people think about ProtonMail and what they use it for.
  • Email username
    You might want to consider getting a domain name of your own and then get email hosting which will allow you to set up your email in the way you want. If you don't want to have to manage and pay for domain name and email hosting, you may try premium email services like Space Email, Proton Mail etc. With then you'll definitely be able to get a username/email address of your choice. Source: 1 day ago
  • How to Force Current Session Logout - Answered
    I closed all Proton Mail tabs and navigated to and a cleared out login area was shown. Without checking the "keep me logged in", I entered my credentials and was prompted for my 2FA info. I entered that and it worked. Source: 2 months ago
  • help
    Can I add my gmail account to my proton mail account so I can send emails and choose betwen my email or my email account? Im not talking about the easy switch feature btw. Source: 3 months ago
  • Ask HN: Gmail Alternatives
    I hear ProtonMail[1] is good, especially for your needs. [1]: - Source: Hacker News / 3 months ago
  • Which do you use?, or for my primary, though really, when I sign up at a site. Source: 5 months ago
  • Accidentally selected on account creation. Want to change to
    (for example, I usually use the full when signing up for things and more official communications, and when messaging friends and family). Source: 5 months ago
  • Do you have a loved one still buying Iraqi dinars? I'm doing a story on the persistence of the dinar scam
    Looooong time no post, everyone. I've been focusing elsewhere from the Q beat for a while, but I'm doing a story on the survivability of the dinar scam after being contacted by someone whose parents are still throwing their money away waiting for the RV. If you've got someone in your life still buying dinars, doing dinar chats, etc, I'd love to ask you a few questions. Reach out at rothschildmd (at)... Source: 5 months ago
  • Do you feel like your online privacy is basically non existant and that Google knows every single thing you do online whether you want it or not?
    Just switching to something like Proton will do a lot in keeping sensitive data from these companies. That and basic things, you shouldn't use chrome and be running adblock and cookie blockers. Source: 6 months ago
  • This site is amazing, except for the cost
    Press the sign up button. You can fill in the first and last name details with whatever, and your email with an email. I would recommend using some random mail that isn't matched with you already. is a good choice for creating these, simple an free. Source: 6 months ago
  • Can my employer track my location from an email sent on my personal iPhone?
    I suggest you to use a secure e-mail provider such as, this will guarantee that your IP address won't be visible to your boss even if they send you remote images. Source: 6 months ago
  • If my emails have been marked as spam, does changing the domain help?
    My question would be, if someone has marked my e-mails as spam (using domain), will his e-mail system also treat messages from my new e-mail address registered with the same username but domain as spam? Source: 6 months ago
  • Now that Reddit are killing 3rd party apps on July 1st what are great alternatives to Reddit?
    It's not more confusing than emailing someone with a address from a one. Source: 6 months ago
  • Does always work when signing up for websites or will it be blocked sometimes since it doesn’t end in .com?
    If you do have trouble and have a paid version of Proton (I think you need paid), you can just create another account. You can make,, and accounts for yourself. Source: 6 months ago
  • Calendar CalDAV
    That Mailbox looks interesting, theres even a Address book syncronization, will take a look but probly won't change since changing emails is kinda difficult, and just now I got my own domain, a lot of accounts still uses the domain. Source: 7 months ago
  • Weird appointment
    There are easy-to-use anonymous email services like (which FYI I've never used, so I can't specifically recommend it and only mention it as an example). Source: 7 months ago
  • QSC, white caps?
    Also the email changed a couple weeks ago, it is now instead of Source: 7 months ago
  • Apparently NAVY allows their members to use Protonmail!
    So, I got an email today from someone who is an attorney at Washington Navy Yard. In their email signature, it gives their .mil email and a protonmail email! I thought that the DOD had strict polices that members had to use their .MIL email account only! Just something to keep in mind if your doing FOIA requests, that the govt employee could very well be using a for govt bussiness. I personally... Source: 7 months ago
  • HappyFappy - Open Signup + 1 day free leech + x2 upload
    I just registered with Don't talk about stuff you don't know. Thank you. Source: 8 months ago
  • What email address do you verbally give out?
    People are so used to email ending with .com that it is simpler, in my experience, to use Also, if you think, proton+mail is a quite simple phonetic (at least in most western languages) combination, so that plus the universal .com does the job. I tried and even the previous and it wasn't at all easier than Source: 8 months ago
  • Some emails not received?
    You can also try receiving this email at one of the other email addresses available on your account (maybe an address under our brand domains:,,, to see if you will encounter the same problem. Source: 8 months ago
  • Wanna buy the premium but I have some doubts
    How about if I remove my address will I be allowed to keep my instead? Source: 8 months ago

External sources with reviews and comparisons of ProtonMail

10 Best Alternatives to Microsoft Outlook to Try in 2023
It's hard to find a more trustworthy email service provider than ProtonMail. It's built for people who want to be sure that no one is accessing their data, and that's where it clearly comes out ahead compared to Outlook, which is owned by Microsoft. But when choosing ProtonMail, you may miss some of the key features and integrations offered by Microsoft and its line of apps.
11 Top Outlook Alternatives to Try
With ProtonMail, your email is even protected from ProtonMail. Your data is stored using zero-access encryption, so ProtonMail itself doesn’t know your password and can’t decrypt your emails.
CTemplar Email Shutting Down – Try These Alternatives
As we noted in the ProtonMail review, every email provider must comply with government laws and regulations in the country in which it operates. ProtonMail sells itself as a private email service, but ProtonMail also logs users for various government entities.
The BEST Email Hosting Providers for Small Business in 2021
ProtonMail is an easy-to-use, secure email service with built-in end-to-end encryption and state-of-the-art security features. ProtonMail put an emphasis on internet security and its goal is to build an internet that respects privacy and is secure against cyberattacks. They are a company committed to developing and distributing tools that are essential to the protection of our online data. They are constantly...
ProtonMail Compares Apple to Mafia, Says App Was Forced Into In-App Purchases in 2018
Apple apparently told ProtonMail "out of the blue" that it was required to add an in-app purchase option to stay in the ‌App Store‌. Similar to the situations with HEY and Wordpress earlier this year, ProtonMail had a mention of paid plans in the app, which prompted Apple to ask for the same subscription options to be offered via in-app purchase.
15 Best Email Hosting for Small Business (2019)
ProtonMail is the world’s largest secure email service. It is an open source software funded by the community. It does not show ads or tracking your data. Revenue from paid accounts is used to develop ProtonMail and support free users, including democracy activists and dissidents.

Do you know an article comparing ProtonMail to other products?
Suggest a link to a post with product alternatives.

Generic ProtonMail discussion

Log in or Post with
  1. Stan Bright avatar
    Stan Bright
    · 7 months ago
    · Reply

    I've been tempted to migrated out of Gmail to ProtonMail for a few times. I guess that'd happen one day. Unfortunately, the friction is too big to do it now.

This is an informative page about ProtonMail. You can review and discuss the product here. The primary details have not been verified within the last quarter, and they might be outdated. If you think we are missing something, please use the means on this page to comment or suggest changes. All reviews and comments are highly encouranged and appreciated as they help everyone in the community to make an informed choice. Please always be kind and objective when evaluating a product and sharing your opinion.