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What is Ugly Email?
'Ugly Email' is an open-source Gmail extension for protecting email privacy. It effectively scans and identifies emails that contain tracking pixels within your inbox. Tracked emails are flagged with an eyeball icon whereas the tracking pixel gets blocked. All data is securely stored locally, ensuring absolute privacy.
The #1 downloaded Gmail extension for blocking read receipts and other email tracking pixels.
Ugly Email is an open-source Gmail extension for identifying and blocking email trackers.
Ugly Email scans through your inbox and looks for emails containing tracking pixels. Tracked emails are labeled with an eyeball icon, and the tracking pixel is blocked.
All of the Ugly Email data is stored on your browser's IndexDB storage locally. We do not track, transfer, or store any of your information.
User reviews summary
- Great for blocking email tracking
- Helpful in reducing spam and unnecessary emails.
- Easy to use, performs as described
- Not working with certain browsers and systems, including MS Edge and certain versions of Chrome or Mac OS.
- Causes Gmail inbox to slow down
- Inconsistencies in working - sometimes cannot detect certain trackers, sometimes gives false alarms
- The Ugly Email icon is too big, causing discomfort when using compact view in Gmail
- Useful for maintaining privacy
- Difficulty in compatibility with certain systems and browsers
- Possible bugs that interfere with other email actions like 'snooze'
Ugly Email is risky to use as it requires a number of sensitive permissions that can potentially harm your browser and steal your data. Exercise caution when installing this extension. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install Ugly Email if you trust the publisher.
Ugly Email has earned a good reputation and can be trusted.
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