GPG Keychain: Not saving passphrase to macOS Keychain

Nicholas Kasprinski's Avatar

Nicholas Kasprinski

08 Sep, 2020 12:33 PM

Every time I have to use my key I am being asking to type out my passphrase for my key. Even though I check the box to store in my macOS Key chain it still asks me after a few hours and I have to do it again.

I expect my passphrase stored in my keychain so that I don’t have to keep entering it.

macOS                   10.15.6     19G2021
GPG Suite               2020.1      2787    (c9e4d273d9)
GPG Mail (not loaded)   4.1         1530    (ad7b466590)    Decrypt Only Mode
GPG Keychain            1.6         1619    (d9f323fe3e)
GPG Services            2.0         1116    (0e712c951c)
MacGPG                  2.2.20      943     (a8c05a09fc)
GPG Suite Preferences   2.3         1147    (3676fecd1d)
Libmacgpg               1.1         927     (c29e5dab99)
pinentry           17      (85b3564ea3)
  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Steve on 09 Sep, 2020 12:15 PM

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    Hi Nicholas,

    welcome to the GPGTools support platform. Sorry you are having problems using GPG Suite.

    There was a bug on older macOS versions which was fixed in macOS Catalina. So the fact you are reporting this problem from 10.15.6 indicates you are seeing a different problem.

    Could you please restart your mac and see if that changes anything for the better or worse.

    All the best,

  2. Steve closed this discussion on 18 Sep, 2020 11:21 AM.

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