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UPDATE 11 October 2021: We are now using Let’s Encrypt as the Certificate Authority that verifies the SSL certificates used to secure the Proton Mail and Proton VPN web sites. For more information on this, and for instructions on how to check the val
We are happy to announce the release of Proton Mail v1.11. As usual, please clear your browser cache or log out and log back in if you encounter any problems. New Features * Added a layer of redundancy to prevent incoming email loss in the event o
If your Firefox browser does not pass our compatibility check due to session storage and you are already using the latest version, here’s how you can enable it. [data:image/svg+xml;charset=utf-8,%3Csvg height='568' width='1024' x
In Proton Mail v1.11 and up, we support the importing of your existing email contacts from other email service providers (ESPs). The process takes just a few minutes and is outlined here: EXPORT CONTACTS FROM GMAIL 1. Log in to Gmail. 2. Go to th
We are happy to announce the release of Proton Mail v1.10. As usual, please completely clear your browser cache to make sure you load the latest version of Proton Mail. New Features * Better support for mobile users. * User’s account name is now
Dear Early Adopters, When we released Proton Mail Beta to the public on May 16, 2014 after nearly a year of development, we were expecting maybe a few thousand users to try out our system over the summer.  However, within 2 days, we shot past 20k us
Since the original article below was first published in 2014, we have made many improvements to how Proton Mail supports password managers. Proton Mail now supports three of the most popular password managers: LastPass, KeePass, and 1Password on both
As we reported earlier on our blog, we had an incident which caused some emails from over a 20 hour period to disappear. Immediately afterwards, we initiated data recovery steps and within a day, we were able to recover the data and begin restoring
UPDATE August 12, 2014 –  We have managed to recover most of the missing emails, and will work to restore them over the next couple days. On Monday, August 11, 2014 we took Proton Mail offline for upgrades, which we estimated would take just a few m
We are happy to announce the release of Proton Mail v1.09. As usual, please completely clear your browser cache to make sure you load the latest version of Proton Mail. Among all the security researchers who helped us, we’d like to give special thank
July 30th, 2014 Geneva, Switzerland Proton Mail’s crowdfunding campaign has surged past $500,000 with the support of over 10,000 backers, setting a new record for a software project in the technology category on Indiegogo. The success of the campai