How to add and remove contacts in ProtonMail

Nowadays, email platforms offer way more options and functions than simply allowing sending messages or get in touch with people in general. Simply, it is not enough having an inbox and the possibility of writing text, since users need more functionalities to cover their needs. For example, a good email platform allows to add and manage contacts, so sending messages becomes way easier and faster. With ProtonMail you can manage contacts.

ProtonMail is the email solution that focuses on guarantying the user´s privacy and integrity of their personal information, as the civil liberty and right all surfers should have. Learn how to use it and how to manage contacts to take more benefit of the platform.

Signing in on ProtonMail

The first thing to do respecting using contacts or any other function in ProtonMail is opening session with a valid account. To do it, visit the official ProtonMail website: “www.protonmail.com” and click on “Login”, so you can enter your username and password.

If you do not have an account just yet, click on “Create an account” and sign up completing the registration.

Managing contacts in ProtonMail: The closest people at one click

ProtonMail allows you to have your own contact list and therefore have the closest people to you at one click, saving time. To start managing contacts, go to your inbox or being in any other folder click on “View contacts”, on the main many located at the top right corner of the layout.

Automatically, a new menu will be displayed with three main tabs: Contacts, Groups and Settings. On the Contacts tab, you have a search bar and the contact list is shown.

Adding a new contact in ProtonMail

in the Contacts tab, there is a red button that corresponds to “Add new contact”, or you may also click on the “Add contact” option at the bottom of the menu.

The Create contact will appear. Fill in the contact´s information: name, photo, email address, phone number, address and other information.  

When you have finished entering the contact´s related information, click on “Save” and the contact will be saved and ready to use any time. Contacts appear first as recipient options when sending an email.

Editing and managing a contact

This is how an added contact looks like on the list. If you click it, you will be able to check details and also have managing options.

For example, if you click on the “Edit” button on the bottom you will be able to change the contact´s related information and update it easily.

Removing a contact in ProtonMail

There are two easy ways of deleting a contact for good, in case you need to. For the easiest one, select the contact from the contact list by clicking on its image or initial letter by default. In this way, the option panel above will be enabled. Click on “Delete” on the button with the trash can icon.

The other way is actually from the contact´s details, by clicking on the “Delete” button on the top right corner.

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