the new way to think about email sign up free Send and receive emails using a new, secure, private, media-rich platform that lets you communicate faster.

Stay better connected with your contacts, and see your conversations and attachments in a thread (like text or IM) from any device. Do you use Gmail, Yahoo, Outlook, iCloud, Hotmail or other legacy webmail or email inbox? It's time for a fresh, modern email experience that's conversational, media-rich, and fun. It's time for Persistent Messaging with illumy.

create your new email account Get started for free. Send and receive emails with your contacts from your new email address in minutes.
  • Enjoy a media-rich experience with emojis, giphys, videos, photos, and even live photos.
  • Edit and delete messages when needed.
  • Share messages privately and securely.

merge your email, IM, & chat conversations With an illumy email account, your email, IM, and chat conversations are centralized on a single platform and organized by conversation instead of existing in separate applications.

enjoy an ad-free experience

  • No pop-up ads.
  • No banners.
  • No advertisers showing up in your messages.

image, file, & audio storage capacity

Upload, store, and share images and files with your friends and family. That means you can securely send photos, share audio, upload videos, and enjoy the peace of mind that the files will go through, and nothing will be lost.

the ultimate in email privacy

Keep your emails out of the hands of advertisers, and virtually eliminate spam and phishing. illumy doesn't provide your message content, contact lists, or behaviors to third parties. Your personal data and content are kept private, and you have totally secure email—the way it should've been all along.

illumy is not the same old thing with a fresh coat of paint. illumy was created for the way we communicate today. It’s email, reimagined.

If you’re on Windows or Mac, click here. If you’re using a mobile device, download the illumy mobile app from the App Store or Google Play.

Download illumy for your iPhone here and Android here.

Yes. You have ultimate control over who and how you connect with others in illumy. Your Contacts are the only ones allowed to interact with you.

Email was built over 40 years ago and predates the World Wide Web by 17 years. It was originally designed to allow electronic communications across a public internet, instead of using paper and postage stamps. Fast-forward to today, and email hasn’t changed much. It’s still basic text sent to individual email addresses that have folders to organize incoming and outgoing email messages. Email technology involves a series of servers that automatically send messages to other servers and out to more than 5.2 billion email accounts worldwide.

Unfortunately, the majority of email is neither private nor secure. Emails are sent and received using human-readable text, and most email providers don’t use encryption to protect the contents. Plus, messages hop between multiple email services, domains, and servers—and each can retain a copy of your message. Because of this, a message—including its attachments—can exist in several places at once and easily be intercepted by malicious third parties. This is one of the main reasons we created illumy: to provide secure, private email service with a modern and media-rich persistent messaging experience.

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