Send Encrypted Self Destructing Messages to Anyone



Use this web based service to send secure encrypted messages that self-destruct from any device.

This free service lets you send private, encrypted messages that automatically self-destruct after they are read.

Privnote is a self-destructive messaging service that’s free to use from any device. It's easy to use, fast, and requires no registration to use the service.

To use Privnote, type a message at the site. A link to the message is generated that you can share or send to the recipient via email. There are a few additional options for sending a secure note; you can set a time limit (after reading it or up to 30 days), create a password for the note to be opened, receive an email when the note is destroyed or add a reference.

Visiting the link to read the note gives a warning that the note will be destroyed and gives two options, reading the note now or later. Opening the note destroys it, with a reminder to copy the note if you need to keep it with an option to select the text.

Privnote is a web based service accessed via their site. There are no apps, and if you're searching for it, make sure to visit A similar site (PrivnoteS) was mimicking Privnote to phish Bitcoin from people who used the fake site, it has since been locked down.

You can find more Tech Treats here.

Help keep this site independent, non-commercial and free by donating.

Please rate this article: 

Your rating: None
Average: 5 (4 votes)