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The FastMail mobile app
The official FastMail mobile app is the best way to use FastMail on your iPhone, iPad, iPod or Android device.
The app works on iOS 10.x+ and Android 5.x+ devices. Your device must be online to access your information. Users who don't meet these requirements can still use the web interface, fully compatible with mobile browsers, at https://www.fastmail.com.
- All the power of the FastMail mobile web app!
- Secure your account with an authentication app using two-step verification.
- No need for a separate app password: it just works with your regular web login.
- Customizable push notifications for mail: get notified the instant a new email arrives, filter to folders you care about, and only senders who are important to you.
- Push notifications for calendar: set alerts for upcoming events. You must be online to receive alerts.
- Notification controls: choose from 8 custom sounds on iOS, or use the full power of the Android notification system.
- Privacy: all push notifications are encrypted from our server to your device.
- Convenient bottom bar allows for single-tap navigation between mail, calendar and contacts, and swaps to an action bar for mail or calendar views as needed.
- Attach local files to emails.
- Integration with 1Password on iOS and Android.
- Swipe from the left side of the screen to go back.
- Android: Share text from other apps
Did you know?
- To select all messages, select one, then the header will provide an option to select all.
- Customise your notifications via the in-app Notification Settings.
- Using force-quit to stop the app means it's not active to send you new mail notifications. If you force-quit and still require notifications, don't forget to restart the app.
- iOS: To rapidly return to the top of the screen, tap the top status bar.
- iOS: To force a check for new mail, pull down on the message list view.
- iOS: You can share your mail content with other apps: tap a message, use the action arrow to bring up the menu and use
Share Message Content...to select what to send, and where.
- Android: You can send text content from other apps to create a new mail item.
Except where noted, these are present on all platforms.
Android: login issues
- Please see our dedicated troubleshooting page on Android login issues.
iOS: trying to open a pdf on iPad, or open a password-protected pdf crashes the app.
- No workaround currently available. We're working on a fix.
Android: notifications are unreliable
- We have made a number of improvements and continue to apply new fixes.
- In the meanwhile, you can try the workaround for your device outlined at Don't Kill My App.
Alerts on shared calendar events don't show event preview text
- This is a server issue and we are working on a fix.
- It won't require an app update to address.
Calendar alerts don't work if offline
- If your device is offline when the alert is due to arrive at your device, you will receive no alert.
- If you require alerts when your device is offline, we recommend syncing your calendar with your device over CalDAV.
No dark mode theme
- We want to bring this to you all, and it's on our list of goodies to build!
No offline support yet
- We are building the infrastructure to support offline capability.
- We don't know when the feature will be ready.
Android: notifications don't work without Google Play Services
- GCM (or FCM as it once was known) or a compatible Google Play service is required for notifications to work on Android.
- Notifications are encrypted as they pass through the Google servers.
- (Pushy support has been removed as it was too unreliable).
Android: older devices
- Do not support folder selection or contact filtering.
- Preference saving on older devices is currently broken. You can't choose your sound, vibration, LED color or set quiet hours.
Keep an eye on the FastMail blog and our app store pages to learn about updates as we release them.