FairEmail

Privacy friendly email app

This email app might be for you if your current email app:


  • takes long to receive or show messages

  • can manage only one email address

  • cannot show conversations

  • cannot work offline

  • looks outdated

  • is not maintained

  • stores your email on their servers

  • is closed source, potentially violating your privacy

Features


  • 100 % open source

  • Multiple accounts (inboxes)

  • Multiple identities (outboxes)

  • Unified inbox

  • Message threading

  • Distraction free reading and writing

  • Two way synchronization

  • Offline storage and operations

  • Folder management

  • Material design

Pro features


  • Signatures

  • Dark theme

  • Account colors

  • Standard replies

  • Sort on time, unread or starred

  • Progressive search (first local, then server)

  • Preview sender/subject in new messages status bar notification

  • Export settings

Simple


  • Easy navigation

  • No unnecessary settings

  • No bells and whistles

Secure


  • Allow encrypted connections only

  • Accept valid security certificates only

  • Authentication required

  • Safe message view (styling, scripting and unsafe HTML removed)

  • No special permissions required

  • No advertisements

  • No analytics and no tracking

Efficient

This app is minimalistic by design, so you can concentrate on reading and writing messages.

This app starts a foreground service with a low priority status bar notification to make sure you'll never miss new email.

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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 0.47 (47) - Added on 2018-09-11

    This version requires Android 6.0 or newer.

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

    Download APK 2.7 MiB PGP Signature

    Permissions
    • android.permission.INTERNET
    • android.permission.ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE
    • android.permission.RECEIVE_BOOT_COMPLETED
    • android.permission.READ_CONTACTS
    • android.permission.GET_ACCOUNTS
    • android.permission.FOREGROUND_SERVICE
    • com.android.vending.BILLING
  • Version 0.36 (36) - Added on 2018-09-06

    This version requires Android 6.0 or newer.

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

    Download APK 2.7 MiB PGP Signature

    Permissions
    • android.permission.INTERNET
    • android.permission.ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE
    • android.permission.RECEIVE_BOOT_COMPLETED
    • android.permission.READ_CONTACTS
    • android.permission.GET_ACCOUNTS
    • android.permission.FOREGROUND_SERVICE
    • com.android.vending.BILLING
  • Version 0.32 (32) - Added on 2018-08-30

    This version requires Android 6.0 or newer.

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

    Download APK 2.6 MiB PGP Signature

    Permissions
    • android.permission.INTERNET
    • android.permission.ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE
    • android.permission.RECEIVE_BOOT_COMPLETED
    • android.permission.READ_CONTACTS
    • android.permission.GET_ACCOUNTS
    • android.permission.FOREGROUND_SERVICE
    • com.android.vending.BILLING