Enter a desired password with which to encrypt your Gmail and click “OK.” Open the message in the recipient’s inbox.
Right-click anywhere in the email body and select “Decrypt Communication.” Enter the same password entered to encrypt the message in the “Enter Password” field.
Can I encrypt an email in Gmail?
Default Gmail encryption protects emails as much as possible. Google encrypts emails both when they’re stored (data at rest) and when they’re being sent (data in motion). Like most security-conscious providers, Google uses Transport Layer Security (TLS) to encrypt emails in transit.
How do I send a secure email in Gmail?
Send messages & attachments confidentially
- On your computer, go to Gmail.
- Click Compose.
- In the bottom right of the window, click Turn on confidential mode . Tip: If you’ve already turned on confidential mode for an email, go to the bottom of the email, then click Edit.
- Set an expiration date and passcode.
- Click Save.
How do I encrypt a folder in Gmail?
Put the recipient’s email address in the “To” field, add a subject (this won’t be encrypted) and put your message in the email body. DO NOT hit the send button, let the message stay in your Gmail drafts folder. Click here to make a copy of the “Encrypt Gmail” sheet in your Google Drive.26 Aug 2013
How do I send a secure email?
Encrypt a single message
- In message that you are composing, click File > Properties.
- Click Security Settings, and then select the Encrypt message contents and attachments check box.
- Compose your message, and then click Send.