Monocles e-mail can be accessed using any modern browser on any platform. By registering you will get up to 50 MB attachment per e-mail and you will have 1 GB of end-to-end encrypted e-mail storage. Setting up application for your monocles e-mail after registration is quite straight-forward. Usually, the process is automatic however some applications need to be setup properly for the e-mail to work.
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Setting up your e-mail client application
PC Client (Windows/Linux/MacOS)
This guide will show you how to set up your e-mail client application to work with monocles mail. In this guide we will be using Thunderbird for Windows as an example. The process for any e-mail client application should be similar.
- Click the "Hamburger" menu on the right corner to display the Thunderbird menu, then choose +New - Existing Mail Account.
- Fill the details of your e-mail and then click on Configure manually.
- Enter the configuration as shown on top of this page and press Done. !Important! Don't press Re-test as it will return error.
This part of the guide will cover the steps to setup your mobile/smartphone e-mail app to work with monocles mail.
Monocles Mail App (Android)
Use secure, light-weight and simple Monocles Mail app for your Android device. You can get it from F-Droid repository.
Adding extra layer of security
You can activate 2-factor authentication for your monocles e-mail account by logging in through the webclient (via browser). After logging in, choose Settings on the left navigation bar, then choose 2-Factor Authentication. Click Activate then click Save. After that, open your preferred authenticator app on your smartphone and you can add your monocles e-mail account using the QR code or the Secret code provided.