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K-9 Mail

Full-featured email client
K-9 Mail is an open source email client that works with basically every email provider.

Features

* supports multiple accounts
* Unified Inbox
* privacy-friendly (no tracking whatsoever, only connects to your email provider)
* automatic background synchronization or push notifications
* local and server-side search
* OpenPGP email encryption (PGP/MIME)

Install the app OpenKeychain: Easy PGP to encrypt/decrypt your emails using OpenPGP.


Support

If you're having trouble with K-9 Mail, ask for help in our support forum.


Want to help?

K-9 Mail is a community developed project. If you're interested in helping to improve the app, please join us!
You can find our bug tracker, source code, and wiki at https://github.com/k9mail/k-9.
We're always happy to welcome new developers, designers, documenters, translators, bug triagers and friends.

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Packages

Although APK downloads are available below to give you the choice, you should be aware that by installing that way you will not receive update notifications and it's a less secure way to download. We recommend that you install the F-Droid client and use that.

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  • Version 5.905 (29005) - Added on 2021-12-02

    This version requires Android 5.0 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Permissions
    • run at startup
      Allows the app to have itself started as soon as the system has finished booting. This can make it take longer to start the phone and allow the app to slow down the overall phone by always running.
    • read your contacts
      Allows the app to read data about your contacts stored on your phone. Apps will also have access to the accounts on your phone that have created contacts. This may include accounts created by apps you have installed. This permission allows apps to save your contact data, and malicious apps may share contact data without your knowledge.
    • read sync settings
      Allows the app to read the sync settings for an account. For example, this can determine whether the People app is synced with an account.
    • view network connections
      Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.
    • have full network access
      Allows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.
    • control vibration
      Allows the app to control the vibrator.
    • prevent phone from sleeping
      Allows the app to prevent the phone from going to sleep.
    • run foreground service
      Allows the app to make use of foreground services.
    • com.fsck.k9.permission.READ_MESSAGES
    • com.fsck.k9.permission.DELETE_MESSAGES
    • use biometric hardware
      Allows the app to use biometric hardware for authentication
    • use fingerprint hardware
      Allows the app to use fingerprint hardware for authentication

    Download APK 7.2 MiB PGP Signature | Build Log

  • Version 5.904 (29004) - Added on 2021-10-09

    This version requires Android 5.0 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Permissions
    • run at startup
      Allows the app to have itself started as soon as the system has finished booting. This can make it take longer to start the phone and allow the app to slow down the overall phone by always running.
    • read your contacts
      Allows the app to read data about your contacts stored on your phone. Apps will also have access to the accounts on your phone that have created contacts. This may include accounts created by apps you have installed. This permission allows apps to save your contact data, and malicious apps may share contact data without your knowledge.
    • read sync settings
      Allows the app to read the sync settings for an account. For example, this can determine whether the People app is synced with an account.
    • view network connections
      Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.
    • have full network access
      Allows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.
    • control vibration
      Allows the app to control the vibrator.
    • prevent phone from sleeping
      Allows the app to prevent the phone from going to sleep.
    • run foreground service
      Allows the app to make use of foreground services.
    • com.fsck.k9.permission.READ_MESSAGES
    • com.fsck.k9.permission.DELETE_MESSAGES
    • use biometric hardware
      Allows the app to use biometric hardware for authentication
    • use fingerprint hardware
      Allows the app to use fingerprint hardware for authentication

    Download APK 7.2 MiB PGP Signature | Build Log

  • Version 5.806 (28006) suggested Added on 2021-09-02

    This version requires Android 5.0 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Permissions
    • run at startup
      Allows the app to have itself started as soon as the system has finished booting. This can make it take longer to start the phone and allow the app to slow down the overall phone by always running.
    • read your contacts
      Allows the app to read data about your contacts stored on your phone. Apps will also have access to the accounts on your phone that have created contacts. This may include accounts created by apps you have installed. This permission allows apps to save your contact data, and malicious apps may share contact data without your knowledge.
    • read sync settings
      Allows the app to read the sync settings for an account. For example, this can determine whether the People app is synced with an account.
    • view network connections
      Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.
    • have full network access
      Allows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.
    • control vibration
      Allows the app to control the vibrator.
    • prevent phone from sleeping
      Allows the app to prevent the phone from going to sleep.
    • run foreground service
      Allows the app to make use of foreground services.
    • com.fsck.k9.permission.READ_MESSAGES
    • com.fsck.k9.permission.DELETE_MESSAGES

    Download APK 7.1 MiB PGP Signature | Build Log