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    What are the best Gmail alternatives?

    Gmail is described as 'free search-based web-mail service' and is a leading webmail provider in the office & productivity category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Gmail for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, iPhone, Android, iPad and Windows. The best alternative is ProtonMail, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Gmail are Tutanota, Outlook.com, Yandex.Mail and Posteo.

    Gmail is mainly a WebMail Provider but alternatives to it may also be Email Clients or Calendar Apps. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Gmail.
    This page was last updated Mar 29, 2022
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    1. Secure email with absolutely no compromises, brought to you by MIT and CERN scientists.
      ProtonMail vs Gmail opinions
      Almost everyone thinks ProtonMail is a great alternative to Gmail.
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      its not by google and its private and it isnt profiling you and collecting and selling your data and discriminating against you for your political views
      Top positive comment  over 3 years ago

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      An Absolutely Perfect fix and permanent replacement to the lack of security and privacy that Gmail Offers. GMAIL TRACKS YOUR EVERY EMAIL. With ProtonMail every Message is encrypted so that only you and the message receiver are able to view the message.
      Top positive comment  almost 4 years ago

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      Does not support POP/IMAP, forget about using it on Thunderbird or your favorite email client.
      Top negative comment  almost 3 years ago

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      dotonion Because of its privacy and powerful emailing platform!
      Positive comment 7 months ago

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      Sandro_Linux Privacy respected and just better than gmail in so many ways
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

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      RemovedUser What makes ProtonMail the best alternative to Gmail? It is more secure, private, no invasive ads, no surveillance and lot more.
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

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      It has great encryption and is very easy to switch to. Would totally recommend!
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

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    2. Tutanota is a free and open source web-mail client that focuses on privacy and security. It has open source iOS and an Android apps.
      Tutanota vs Gmail opinions
      Most users think Tutanota is a great alternative to Gmail.
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      RemovedUser Privacy-respecting company, and has open source client
      Top positive comment  almost 2 years ago

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      justinterested Tutanota is a great email provider with very good encryption (it uses end-to-end encryption like Signal – i.e. they cannot read your emails/gife them to the government, Gmail can!) and they don't sell any data. It is also very easy to use, it has a very nice app, a desktop client and a web client. There is really no reason why you wouldn't want to use it :)
      Top positive comment  over 3 years ago

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      bybbo Replaced successfully G.Calendar G.Contacts for me. Cheap privacy first services with no compromise on the ease of use.
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

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      Very nice minimalist ui and great security features
      Positive comment over 2 years ago

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      Does not support POP/IMAP, you will not be able to use it with Thunderbird or another email client.
      Negative comment almost 3 years ago

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      This is a very good free client. It gives you lots of functionality even at no cost.
      Positive comment over 4 years ago

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      RemovedUser I've tried some encrypted emails to replace Gmail, it turned out that Tutanota is perfect. All services accepted it without any problems, all messages arrived fast and the free plan gives 1GB of space. Also, the paid plans are generous and cheap.
      Positive comment over 4 years ago

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    3. Outlook.com, part of Office Online (not to be confused with Microsoft Office Outlook ), is a webmail service from Microsoft, successor of Hotmail.
      Outlook.com vs Gmail opinions
      Most users think Outlook.com is a great alternative to Gmail.
      It lets you create alias under the same account and is a better email client if you use Microsoft Office. Incoming mails can be better classified and is more proffesional.
      Positive comment about 5 years ago

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      Very powerful, and well integrated to all my devices (iPhone, iPad, Mac…). I like the alias features, which allows me to use alternative addresses for some activities (I set a rule so they arrive in a different folder).
      Positive comment almost 5 years ago

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      Outlook is better for privacy
      Positive comment about 2 years ago

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      jeanchristophe2 Outlook is the Microsoft equivalent of Gmail.
      Positive comment about 4 years ago

      4
    4. Yandex.Mail for mobile is an inbox in your pocket which provides secure protection from spam and viruses.
      Yandex.Mail vs Gmail opinions
      Most users think Yandex.Mail is a great alternative to Gmail.
      Sandro_Linux It is free and gets the job done
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

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      Full service and no spying.
      Positive comment over 2 years ago

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    5. Web- and IMAP-based email service. 2GB cost 1€/month. Information is hosted on encrypted hard drives. Electricity from renewable resources is used.
      Posteo vs Gmail opinions
      Almost everyone thinks Posteo is a great alternative to Gmail.
      RemovedUser Very comprehensive privacy, affordable price and sustainable practice. Also provide interface for notes, calendars and contacts sync.
      Positive comment about 4 years ago

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      Posteo has very good data encryption and privacy.
      Positive comment over 4 years ago

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      RemovedUser The most secure and private email on the market. As such, there is not free version. This is a good thing, it means they are not making money with your information.
      Positive comment about 3 years ago

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      Ariana Love Posteo - very good encryption and very affordable: you pay with money, not with your data. If they also supported own domains, I'd move my professional mail there as well.
      Positive comment about 5 years ago

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    6. Zoho Mail is an integrated email suite for modern enterprises, complete with Calendar, Notes, Tasks, Contacts, and Bookmarks.
      Zoho Mail vs Gmail opinions
      Most users think Zoho Mail is a great alternative to Gmail.
      rickyipcw Zoho Mail provides almost as many features as Gmail while not scanning your emails for ADs services.
      Positive comment about 6 years ago

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      Zoho is a software company that develops a range of business, collaboration and productivity applications with worldwide office. Has growth +2% in 2020.
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

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      Wagn3r Zoho delivers everything GMail does + more! If you setup a free business account you have awesome spam control capabilities. + The sending IP address of Zoho Mail (135.84.80.217) is listed on none, *none* (0 of 130) DNSBL (DNS Blacklist)! While the sending IP addess of Gmail (209.85.128.173) is listed on 8/130 Spam Filter Lists, because Gmail is being misused by a lot of Spamers! This easily results into your Email NOT getting received at your destination!!! I am speaking from experience.
      Positive comment almost 5 years ago

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    7. Fastmail provides one of the most secure and reliable email environments in the industry. Rock Solid Reliability. More safety.
      Fastmail vs Gmail opinions
      Almost everyone thinks Fastmail is a great alternative to Gmail.
      JohnFastman Fastmail is an Australian email company that is a complete Gmail killer: 1) You pay with money, not your privacy (they don't data-mine or sell your data); 2) Full replacement for email, calendar, contact - including mobile app. 3) 2 factor authentication (Yubikey & others), infinite catch-all email addresses, file storage. Brilliant Gmail replacement.
      Positive comment over 5 years ago

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      FastMail is the most professional mail service out there, the only problem with FastMail over Gmail is that they do not have good html template support yet, besides that, Gmail does not stand a chance.
      Positive comment about 4 years ago

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    8. Disroot is a platform providing online services based on principles of freedom, privacy, federation and decentralization.
      Almost everyone thinks Disroot is a great alternative to Gmail.
    9. mailbox.org offers a secure e-mail account for home and business use. The domain name, me@mailbox.org, is easy to remember and can be understood anywhere in the world. They have been operating e-mail accounts for more than 20 years and are a highly reliable service provider.
      mailbox.org vs Gmail opinions
      Almost everyone thinks mailbox.org is a great alternative to Gmail.
      madmonk Best Gmail replacement at the moment. You get all the suite functions like the calendar, address book, cloud space, apps for a fair cheap price and the priceless privacy policy and encryption without losing IMAP capabilities as with some even more privacy focused email providers like Protonmail and Tutanota.
      Positive comment over 3 years ago

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      Privacy oriented, good value for money, multiple e-mail aliases, works well with Thunderbird
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

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      JohnFastman At the moment, Mailbox.org is probably the best Gmail alternative: 1) You pay for the service with money, not your privacy (no data mining), 2) Excellent integration of encryption, 3) excellent Calendar and Contacts (not on mobile yet), 4) Yubikey 2FA, 5) Data stored in Germany (better privacy laws).
      Positive comment over 5 years ago

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    10. GMX Mail is a German-based free webmail service provided by GMX (Global Mail Exchange). In addition to an e-mail address, each GMX account includes a Mail Collector, Address Book, Organizer, and File Storage.
      GMX vs Gmail opinions
      Most users think GMX is a great alternative to Gmail.
      German professionalism, precision, and perfection. It is like having a Mercedes.
      Positive comment over 2 years ago

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