Using Bridge

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    Proton Mail Bridge frequently asked questions

    With Proton Mail Bridge, you can fully integrate your Proton Mail account with email clients like Outlook, Thunderbird, and Apple Mail.

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    Automatic Update and Bridge

    The Bridge app will automatically download and install updates, ensuring that you are always using the latest version. You can also turn this feature off.

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    How to change your display name in the email you use with Bridge

    Your recipients will see a display name when they get emails you send using Bridge. We explain how to edit that display name.

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    Bridge CLI (command line interface) guide

    We created a comprehensive guide for our Bridge command line tool for Linux. It lists all the most important commands and explains what they do.

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    Sending PGP emails in Proton Mail Bridge

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    Are my messages encrypted via Proton Mail Bridge?

    Messages exchanged between Proton Mail accounts via Bridge are end-to-end encrypted just like they are in our web and mobile apps.

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    Missing starred folder

    Bridge integrates the Proton Mail Starred folder with the corresponding folder in your desktop email client. Every client has a different way of handling starred emails.

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    Labels in Bridge

    The email clients supported by Bridge interpret Proton Mail labels as folders. So when you configure your Proton Mail account with your email client, your existing labels will appear as folders within the Labels folder.

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    Difference between combined addresses mode and split addresses mode

    If you're using Proton Mail with a third-party email client, Proton Mail Bridge can sort multiple addresses into the same folders or different folders.

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    Automatically start Bridge

    The default setting in Bridge is to automatically start when you turn on your computer. In some cases, you may see an error indicating that autostart is not possible due to your computer’s permissions.

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    How to add multiple accounts to Proton Mail Bridge

    If you have multiple paid Proton Mail accounts, you can add them all to Proton Mail Bridge.

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