How to use the Guard settings:
Click theicon on the right side of the menu bar. Click the menu item.
Select .in the sidebar. Click on
The following settings are available:
Default to using PGP inline for new mails. Defines whether the PGP encryption is done inline as default. Only use those settings if the E-Mail client of a recipient does not support PGP. With PGP inline, the recipient can decrypt the message nevertheless. If you use this setting, you can not send E-Mails in html format.
Contains functions for changing or resetting the password
Usually, the key management functions are not required for sending or receiving encrypted messages. Those functions can be useful though under the following circumstances:
You want to use your Guard PGP keys in other E-Mail clients, e.g. in local E-Mail clients.
You have PGP keys from other PGP applications. You want to use those keys in Guard.
You have an external partner's public key. In order to send encrypted messages to this external partner or verify received signed messages without having to access a key server, you want to import the partner's public key into Guard.
You want to provide your public key to an external partner in order to allow the external partner to send encrypted messages to you without the need to access a key server.
The following options exist:
Opens the Your Keys window for managing your own keys.button.
Opens the Your Keys window for managing public keys.button.
Parent topic: Encrypting Data with Guard