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Sending encrypted email
Sending encrypted email to someone who uses Hushmail To send an encrypted email, sign in through our website or open our Hushmail for iPhone app, click the Compose button and type your message. Whe...
Technical explanation Sensitive operations using your passphrase, private key, and the bodies of emails are performed by the Encryption Engine component. When you access your email, the Encryption...
What are POP & IMAP?
Please note: POP & IMAP access is available only to Hushmail Premium and Hushmail Business subscribers. Mail clients like Microsoft Outlook, Mac Mail, and the email app on your smartphone can downl...
Signing into your account
To sign into your Hushmail account: Navigate to https://secure.hushmail.com/. Enter your full email address and passphrase in the space provided, then click Sign In.
Having trouble opening a link in a new tab or window?
When using the original Hushmail it is not possible to right-click a link in an email and have it open in a new tab or window. This is possible in the new Hushmail. To switch to the new Hushmail, c...
Closing your account
To permanently close and delete your Hushmail account, sign in to your account on our website and compose an encrypted email to firstname.lastname@example.org asking for the account to be closed and deleted....
POP, IMAP and SMTP server hostnames and ports
Please note: If you have enabled two-step verification on your account, you must sign in to a desktop or mobile email application by entering a security code in addition to your passphrase. Find ou...
What is a digital signature?
A digital signature helps you verify that an email was really sent by the email address displayed in the From field, and that the contents of the email have not been altered by a third party.
Maximum attachment size
Each incoming email that you receive and outgoing email that you send cannot be more than 50 MB total. When sending email, individual attachments cannot be larger than 20 MB each.
What is encryption?
Encryption is a method of scrambling information in such a way that it can only be unscrambled by people who are authorized to see it.