Protonmail Mac Setup - [COMPLETE GUIDE]

ProtonMail is an email service that secures your emails from unauthorized access and stores the data using zero-access encryption. The ProtonMail Bridge feature can import your contacts and emails. It allows ProtonMail to integrate with other email clients supporting the IMAP and SMTP protocols such as Microsoft Outlook, Mozilla Thunderbird, and Apple Mail. Follow the below given instructions for Protonmail Mac setup to use ProtonMail on Mac computer.

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Steps to setup Protonmail in Mac using Protonmail bridge:

Log In To Your Protonmail Account

  • Step 1 : On your Mac, go to the official site of ProtonMail and download the ProtonMail Bridge application.
  • Step 2 : Run the installer and install Bridge on your Mac.
  • Step 3 : Launch the ProtonMail Bridge application and select the Add Account button on the bottom left of your screen.
  • Step 4 : Enter your Username and Password on their respective field and click Next .
  • Step 5 : Set the required mailbox configurations for your ProtonMail email account.

Configuring The Account In Apple Mail

  • Step 1 : In the ProtonMail Bridge application,click on your account to extend the option list.
  • Step 2 : Select Mailbox Configuration from the list and wait for the pop-up window to appear.
  • Step 3 : You will find the Configure Apple Mail button at the bottom of the pop-up window.Click on Configure Apple Mail .
  • Step 4 : Click on the Continue button to install a new profile on your device.
  • Step 5 : Enter your display name in the Full Name The ProtonMail account will be labeled in the Apple mail by the display name you enter in the name field for Protonmail Mac setup.
  • Step 6 : Click Install and wait for the account to load in Apple Mail.

Configure The Settings In Apple Mail

  • Step 1 : Open Apple Mail , navigate to Mail and Preferences , and select the General
  • Step 2 : Under the General tab, Make sure that the following options are selected:
  • Step 3 : Default email reader - Mail
  • Step 4 : Check for new messages - Every minute
  • Step 5 : New message notification - Inbox only
  • Step 6 : Go to the Junk Mail tab and disable the Enable junk mail filtering
  • Step 7 : Click Save and complete the ProtonMail Mac setup.

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