Me: Starts making a more concerted effort to ditch Google. Installs @ProtonMail@twitter.com on a Huawei P40 Pro.
ProtonMail: "Notifications will not work without Google Play Services installed."
@killyourfm Strange and quite unnecessary, you'd think.
Especially because their ProtonVPN had an app on Fdroid.
@killyourfm can someone telle why I get notified via gmail that I have a new message on my protonmail account? WTF?
@killyourfm Have you tried using K-9 Mail or something similar and hooking into ProtonMail using standard POP3/IMAP?
@killyourfm that's a bummer. Why don't you try some other email providers like Posteo? Look for something that provides full interoperability. This way you'll be able to use apps like K9 Mail.
@killyourfm I've been down that road before and IMO it's not worth it. To be 100% private you have to stop using all online services.
Instead I run my LG V30 stock but have 2 apps installed that aid privacy:
Tracker Control (F-Droid) - finds and blocks all trackers inside apps. Can also block any app from having internet access.
Bouncer (Play Store) - automatically removes all app permissions from an app when closed (camera, mic,. location, storage, contacts etc)
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