Choose a private alternative to Gmail

You should be able to choose what happens to your data. With Proton, our end-to-end encryption ensures only you have access to your emails.

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A feature-rich Gmail alternative

Proton Mail believes your emails belong to you, so unlike Gmail, we’ll never track your data or show you ads. Proton Mail comes with all the features you need to quickly manage your workflow, organize your inbox, and stay in touch with your contacts.

A table comparing Proton Mail against Gmail
Inbox featuresProton MailProton Mail
PriceFree - 
Pay for more storage and products, 
starting at $3.49/mYou pay with your privacy
Your favorite Gmail features
Mobile apps for all your devices
Free calendar included
No data harvesting
No ads
End-to-end encrypted messages
Blocks trackers and marketers from spying on you
Free VPN included
Protected by strong Swiss privacy laws

Get more done with a smart and secure inbox

Proton Mail protects your privacy while you enjoy all the email features you need to communicate and collaborate with your contacts.

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Choose a community-first email

Big Tech companies like Google offer free services and make money by scanning your emails and collecting your data. Proton Mail’s free private email service is funded by those in the Proton community who choose to subscribe to one of our paid plans.

Proton Mail plans and pricing

Proton Free

0 €


No credit card required
Mail Plus

3.99 €


Save 12 €| 12 months for only 47.88 €
Proton Unlimited


9.99 €


Save 36 €| 12 months for only 119.88 €

What people say about Proton Mail

Mark Ruffalo
Proton Mail user

I love my Proton Mail

Jack Dorsey
Twitter co-founder

My favorite email service


You get what you pay for. In the case of big tech, if you pay nothing, you get used. I quit using Gmail and switched to @ProtonMail


Thanks Proton for keeping us all safe in the complicated internet universe.

Your favorite features, plus privacy

Keep your conversations private

Thanks to Proton Mail’s end-to-end encryption and zero-access encryption, no one but you can read the messages in your inbox. It’s not just that we won’t spy on your emails — we can’t.

Keep trackers out of your inbox

Proton Mail automatically blocks all spy trackers found in promotional emails, preventing senders from spying on your mail activity.

Quickly unsubscribe from newsletters

Keep your encrypted inbox clutter-free and remove yourself from mailing lists with one click.

Organize your schedule privately

Create events, send invitations, and set reminders while keeping all details of your calendar private.

No ads. Ever.

We’ll never show privacy-invading ads. The only way we make money is through our paid plans.

Open source and audited

All Proton Mail apps are open source and audited by independent experts. Anyone can verify our apps do what we claim.

Join the Proton community

Proton is more than just an email service. We’re at the forefront of a movement that’s fighting for a better internet.

Protected by strict Swiss laws

Proton is based in Geneva, meaning your emails are protected by Switzerland’s data protection laws, some of the strongest in the world.

Switch to Proton in one click

Moving your existing emails, contacts, and calendars to your new secure inbox is easy. Our Easy Switch tool handles it all in a single click.

Transfer your inbox to Proton Mail

Easy Switch lets you move existing emails, contacts, and calendars from Gmail to Proton Mail

A Gmail alternative with advanced features

Millions of people worldwide trust Proton Mail to keep their communications private

Choose an email that’s secure and private by default.

Millions of people worldwide trust Proton Mail to keep their communications private

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