First Steps

Account management

Visit your profile page if you want to:

  • activate Librem Tunnel
  • invite more people to your family account
  • change your password
  • change your recovery email address
  • change your billing email address
  • delete your account

Librem Tunnel activation

Open your account profile and click the Activate button:

Tunnel activation

Family account — invite members

If you registered a family account, it is simple to invite more people. Go to your account profile and scroll down. Click the New Invitation button:

Invite 1

You will then see the invitation link under Group Invite:

Invite 1

It expires after 24 hours, after which you need to create new invite link. If you have all 5 account slots taken (you invited 5 people and they all registered), you cannot create more invite links. When someone registers using your invite link, you will have them listed under Group members:

Invite 1

Get the bundle

Mobile

Download and install applications:

Sign in to each app with your Librem One credentials.

Desktop

Quick start

Here’s an overview of the everyday tasks you can perform with Librem One services. We provide additional links if you need more detailed instructions.

Librem Chat

Call or text someone you know

  • Launch the Librem Chat app
  • Click the Add button next to People
  • Search for the user, for example @example:librem.one
  • Invite them to chat
  • Enable encryption in your one-on-one chatroom
  • Start typing, or hit the Call button

You can also search for users outside the Librem One domain.

Join a community chatroom

  • Launch the Librem Chat app
  • Click the Add button next to Rooms
  • In the search box, enter a whole or partial room name, like #support:librem.one
  • In the search results, check the room topic to review community rules and what’s on-topic
  • Click on the room to join
  • Ask questions and help others!

You can also join rooms outside the Librem One domain. Remember, if a room isn’t private anyone can read conversations; messages are deleted after 30 days.

For more detailed instructions, see our Librem Chat guides for Android, iOS, PureOS and other platforms.

Librem Social

See what everyone is posting

  • Launch the Librem Social app
  • In the search bar, enter a topic you care about, like #art or #science
  • Select a hashtag from the results
  • Now you can see all posts on that topic

You only see posts on topics you search for. Results will include posts from outside the Librem One domain.

Follow someone you know

  • Launch the Librem Social app
  • Search for someone using their full address, like purism@librem.one or privacyint@mastodon.xyz
  • Click the Follow icon

You may have to wait for approval before your friend’s posts appear in your social inbox.

Share your thoughts with the world

  • Launch the Librem Social app
  • Capture your thoughts in 500 characters or less
  • Use hashtags to make your post discoverable
  • Click “Post!”

Remember, your posts are shared under CC BY-SA 4.0 so that anyone can share and remix them.

For more detailed instructions, see our Librem Social guides for Android, iOS, PureOS and other platforms.

Librem Mail

Send encrypted mail

  • Generate an encryption key
  • Add the key of the person you know to your keychain
  • Launch the Librem Mail app
  • Write a message
  • Encrypt it with their key
  • Hit send!

For more detailed instructions, see our Librem Mail guides for Android, iOS, PureOS and other platforms.

Librem Tunnel

Secure your connection

  • In your browser, open your Librem One profile
  • Activate your tunnel connection (if it isn’t already active)
  • Launch the Librem Tunnel app
  • (Android) Click on the rocket icon to install your Librem Tunnel profile
  • (PureOS) From the command line run liberty tunnel-setup
  • Enter your Librem One credentials
  • Enable the connection

For more detailed instructions, see our Librem Tunnel guides for Android, iOS, PureOS and other platforms.