How to add a FastMail account on PrivateMail

  • Login to Private-Mail, open settings and, select email accounts. To add your Fastmail account, select “Add New Account” then enter your preferred name and Fastmail login credentials. To continue select “Add.”

  • Before moving forward, you will need to generate an app password on your Fastmail account. Generate an app password by opening Settings on the top left section. Under Password & Security locate App passwords and select Add.

  • In the Name text box insert PrivateMail and for Access use the drop-down arrow to select Mail (IMAP/POP/SMTP) then generate a password. 

  • A new app-specific password will be created, copy the code and open your Private-Mail tab.

  • To finish adding your account, you will be required to enter code generated, IMAP and SMTP servers. For your IMAP server insert “” and “993” for Port. On the SMTP server section insert “” and “465” for Port. The IMAP and SMTP servers will require SSL. When finished select Save, your account will now appear on the email accounts tab.

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