Encrypting Data with Guard

Encrypting Email Conversations with Autocrypt

12.3.1. Import Autocrypt keys

In the advanced Guard settings, you can define whether Autocrypt keys are automatically imported. You can set the following:

How to define how Autocrypt keys are imported:

  1. Click the Settings icon in the menu bar. Click on All settings.

    The Settings window opens.

  2. Click on Security in the left pane. Click on Guard.

  3. Enable Show advanced settings. Items for managing keys and for the Autocrypt settings will be displayed.

  4. Below Autocrypt, proceed as follows:

    • To import Autocrypt keys, enable Search incoming emails for keys in header.

    • If you enable Import autocrypt keys without asking, Autocrypt keys will be imported automatically.

      This is the default setting if Show advanced settings is disabled.

    • If you disable Import autocrypt keys without asking, you will be asked whether you want to import the key. The key details are shown so that you can check the validity of the key. If you accept the key, it will be regarded as verified.

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