When comparing Spark vs Tutanota Mail, the Slant community recommends Spark for most people. In the question“What are the best free email clients for Android?” Spark is ranked 3rd while Tutanota Mail is ranked 5th.
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Pro Custom quick swipe features
Pro Robust customization options
Pro Syncs across devices
Pro Unified inbox
Pro Free snooze options
Pro End to end encryption
- internal emails (between Tutanota users)
- external emails: requires setting a password and sharing it separately to the recipient
- email storage
- email subject lines
Pro Open source
Pro Based in Germany
Tutanota's servers are located in Germany, which has strict privacy protection laws, even stronger than those of Switzerland.
Pro Anonymous: no personal information and no phone numbers are required to register
Pro F-Droid app
Pro No offices in the USA
A free account is available.
Pro Add free
Pro Desktop client
Pro U2F for second factor authentication
Pro Affordable price for paid plans
- Sends statistical data to several services known for bad privacy policies (Google, Facebook), also there's no way to opt out.
- Automatically creates an acount with the first address entered and subscribes you to their newsletter.
- Stores credentials for your email accounts on their servers.
- Stores your emails on their servers to push them to your devices.
- Server infrastructure seems to be located in the US.
Con Doesn't support many services
Many services such as Spam filters, Pocket, and other apps are not supported.
Con Doesn't show the counts of emails next to the folders
- On the Mac platform will show +999 for the folder that contains more than 1000 emails.
- On the iPhone, the platform will not show the counts next to the folder unless they are new emails.
Con No support for third-party clients (eg Thunderbird...)
Con Doesn't support PGP encryption
Con No support for IMAP and SMTP
You can't use your favorite email client.