Telegram is a great messenger, but it can also be a great Email service. So without further introductions, let's start.
It may seem like Email service is for the previous generation, but many people, companies and acadmic places still only accet Emails for contacting. In addition, many websites have registration only through Email. So whatever you do, you still need an Email for yourself to be able to live in this life.
Mail app can be separated or it can simply be integrated inside the Telegram messenger app. The main address itself is a unique one, merged to each phone number.
Like any other mail service, it needs a login form, a mail app, and some shiny features.
There are two ways to login by the standalone app:
You can also access mails by Telegram Messenger itself as an integrated part of it. All you need to enter is your 2FA password in this form.
So for the inbox UI, they are almost the same on both standalone Telegram Mail (Let's call it Tmail) app and integrated Mail inside the Telegram messenger. Mails settings are directly accessible from the standalone app's Settings button and also it's possible to configure its settings from the Mails option inside Telegram messenger's settings.
Telegram folders can be used to separate each part of the mail feature easily. So you can also create any new folders with your desire in the settings or by holding the Mails tab. You can also hide the Mail tab and access to mails only by the settings option.
So that's it. I hope you enjoy this mockup and suggestion.
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● App availability: What point is that even regarding the App? Theres a mail app for far more operating systems than a Telegram client, maybe not a native G-Mail app, but every OS on planet earth has a mail client of some sort. If not, then just use a website??
● Unlimited server storage: Telegram does provide free storage, but this should not be abused. It's not magical, Telegram has to pay for this as well.
Also every normal E-Mail is stored on a server, you don't have to make backups of your emails anyways, right?
● Media comprehension: just use any other service, or – just use Telegram, it lets you choose wether to send photos compressed or uncompressed already🤷♂️
● Unlimited group member number capacity: Telegram does already provide this.
So where is the point? Everything you mentioned is already provided either by Telegram or a standard E-Mail provider or is just unnecessary. There is no need to merge instant messaging with E-Mail, it is in fact good that these are two separate things. Also I'm not trying to be rude – it just doesn't make sense to me at all.
Then for already users, there could be a label where you enter the settings named T-mail, where you enter a new interface, almost like a 'sub-app'.
Mail is also an insecure way of communicating, so it's better to not add email service features to Telegram.
The last thing I want is to somehow have to tie even more stuff to a phone number?
Granted, the UI & mockups are really REALLY nice, but if I was a developer I'd just take the open source Telegram client app for it's UI, and build a generic IMAP/POP/JMAP client on top of that?
No need for such extreme feature creep...