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Hushmail is a web-based email service that offers secure, private and premier end-to-end encrypted webmail solutions for individuals and businesses. Their customers include banks, law firms, medical practitioners, and privacy-minded individuals around the world. Hushmail was launched in May 1999, making it one of the longest operating email services.
The people of Hushmail believe communication should be kept private, so they offer easy and affordable email security for individuals and businesses. Hushmail can protect you against eavesdropping, government surveillance, unauthorized content analysis, identity theft and email forgery.
1. Create an account
Hushmail is a paid email service, but you can try it out with a 14-day trial period for a personal account (Business plan does not offer a trial).
- Go to Hushmail.
- Select For Personal Use at the top of the page.
- Click Start free 14-day trial. You may have to scroll down a bit, it's on the right (or follow this link to the sign up page).
- Choose your email address. You can choose from 5 different domains that Hushmail offers.
- Provide your existing email address.
- Create your passphrase. t's like a password – but usually longer.
- Re-type your passphrase.
- Review Hushmail Terms of Service and check the 2 options.
- Click Create [email protected] now.
- Next, enter your phone number to receive a verification code via text message.
- Click Send SMS.
- Type the code you receive on your phone.
- Click Activate [email protected].
Your Hushmail account is now ready to be used.
2. Sign in
- Go to Hushmail.
- Look to the right of the page, enter your email address and click Sign in.
- Enter your email address.
- Type in your passphrase.
- Click Sign in.
A. Secure email hosting
Because it is a fully hosted web-based service, Hushmail can be used immediately without installing any software or hardware. You can access your email from anywhere via a web browser or by setting up your account on the Hushmail app for iOS (Android version is currently not available). With Hushmail, you don't need additional email providers because they integrate the encryption component seamlessly with our email service. You are able to send and receive emails as with any regular email service, but you also have the option to encrypt your emails for extra protection. The encryption is automatic between Hushmail users. For emailing people who don't use Hushmail, you can manage the encryption with a checkbox located on the Compose screen.
With its built-in security features, Hushmail can protect you against eavesdropping, government surveillance, unauthorized content analysis, identity theft and email forgery. It is a securityphile's dream come true.
Hushmail Premium is Hushmail's plan for personal use, it offers 10 GB of storage, multiple layers of security, ad-free interface, dedicated support and much more. You can try it out for up to 14 days before deciding if Hushmail is suitable for you or not.
The standard business account provides the same features as the paid individual account, plus other features like custom domain, email forwarding, catch-all email and user admin. Features like secure forms and email archiving can be found in the healthcare and legal industry-specific plans. You can find more details about each plan and the features they offers on Hushmail's web page.
Hushmail provides an official mobile app for iOS devices. The app lets you bring the secure email experience of Hushmail with you anywhere you go. With an intuitive design and all the features of our webmail version, it enables you to send encrypted email and attachments from your iPhone to anyone, even people who don't use Hushmail.