Can't stop GPG trying to encrypt all mail on mac.

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23 May, 2018 10:32 AM


I am not sure what is wrong but when I try to compose an email in mail gpg tries to encrypt it every time I get a pop up saying enter your password

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Steve on 23 May, 2018 10:50 AM

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    Hi James,

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

    You are using the default to encrypt drafts - see > Prefrences > GPGMail. Currently GPGMail aks for your password to decrypt the draft. And that process happens more than once when composing a draft.

    We have a ticket for this problem. I connected this discussion with the existing ticket. That means, should this discussion get closed, it will be re-opened as soon as the ticket is closed. That way you'll stay in the loop and get notified as soon as we have news. Feel free to open a new discussions should you run into further problems or need assistance.

    Before disabling encrypted drafts you may want to consider looking into caching or storing your OpenPGP password. This KB-article explains how to manage passwords for your keys.


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