How To Email Protect Notion Page?

How To Email Protect Notion Page?

In today's digital landscape, protecting your valuable content and ensuring it reaches the right audience is more important than ever.

Whether you're a passionate blogger, a dedicated business owner, or a savvy digital marketer, safeguarding your exclusive content can make a huge difference.

That's why has introduced a fantastic new tool: the Email Protect feature.

This handy feature allows you to secure specific pages on your website, making them accessible only to users who provide their email addresses.

In this blog post, I’ll guide you through the setup process, explore its benefits, and show you how it can help you gather those all-important email addresses.

The Benefits of Blocking Access to a Page

When using Simple.Ink’s premium plan you have two ways to protect any of your pages (or even your whole website):

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Blocking access to a page can have many different use cases, and it comes a lot of benefits. Let’s visit a few of these:

1. Exclusive Content Distribution

One of the best things about the Email Protect feature is that it lets you share your exclusive content with those who truly value it. Whether you’re offering premium articles, in-depth reports, or whitepapers, you can ensure that only genuinely interested users get access. This not only adds value to your content but also enhances its perceived worth.

2. Enhanced Security

By restricting access to certain pages, you add an extra layer of security to your website. This is super useful for pages containing sensitive information, event details, or proprietary content that you want to keep within a select audience.

3. Increased Engagement

Requiring an email address for access can significantly boost user engagement. Visitors who are willing to provide their email addresses are more likely to be genuinely interested in your content, leading to higher engagement rates and better interaction with your site.

4. Improved Lead Generation

Collecting email addresses through the Email Protect feature is a highly effective lead generation strategy. It allows you to build a list of interested and engaged users who can be nurtured through targeted email campaigns.

5. Exclusive Offers and Member-Only Sections

For businesses, the Email Protect feature can be used to create member-only sections or provide exclusive offers and discounts. This not only rewards loyal customers but also encourages new users to sign up and become part of your community.

How to Email Protect Your Notion Page with

1. Login to

Start by logging into your account.

2. Navigate to the Page Settings:

Choose your website you want to edit.

Select the “Pages” option from the menu, find your page you want to protect, and click on it.

3. Enable Email Protect:

In the page settings menu, select “Email Protection” and press the big blue “Enable email protection” button.

And that's it! Your page is now protected, and only users who provide a valid email address will be able to access its content. This is what the users will see:

After entering a valid email address, they will receive a one time access link to their provided email address. This way, if they want to reach the page, they have to offer a valid email address that they actually have access to.

Build your List with Email Protected Pages

One of the best use cases is gathering email addresses and building your own list. Depending on you niche, you can offer different valuable content on a page that you protect after for lead generation.

By requiring an email address for access, you can build a high-quality email list of users who are genuinely interested in your content. This list can be a goldmine for future marketing campaigns, product launches, and updates.

Just an example:

Scenario: You run an e-commerce store and want to provide special discounts and offers to a select group of customers.

Solution: Create a page with exclusive deals and protect it with the Email Protect feature. Customers will need to provide their email addresses to access these offers, allowing you to reward loyal customers and gather email addresses for future marketing campaigns.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I see a list of emails that have accessed my protected page?

Yes, provides an email log in your dashboard where you can view the email addresses of users who have accessed your protected content.

Is there a limit to the number of pages I can protect with the Email Protect feature?

No, you can protect as many pages as you need using this feature.

What happens if a user enters an invalid email address?

Users must enter a valid email address to gain access. Invalid email addresses will not be accepted. After a user provides an email address they’ll receive a one-time login token to their email address. So if they want to access the page, they will need to enter a valid email address.

Can I customize the look and feel of the email request form?

Not yet, but soon we’ll add some customisability options too.


The Email Protect feature on is a fantastic tool that not only secures your valuable content but also helps you build a robust email list. By restricting access to specific pages, you can enhance content security, increase user engagement, and generate quality leads.

I hope this guide has provided you with the information needed to effectively utilize this feature. And if you want more great content, check out our other Notion Guides.

If you have any further questions or need assistance, feel free to reach out to our support team.

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