What does the status bubble in GPGMail indicate?
Mail > Settings > GPG Mail shows a colored bubble indicating whether GPG Mail is running fine. Clicking the bubble takes users to this very KB-article.
Green: Everything is groovy - all systems up and operational ✨
Red: MacGPG 2 not found - please reinstall GPG Suite 💾
Orange: GPG not working as expected ⚠️
To resolve this, close Mail app, open Terminal app (easy to find via Spotlight) and execute the following commands one after the other:
launchctl unload /Library/LaunchAgents/org.gpgtools.Libmacgpg.xpc.plist; sleep 5; launchctl load -w /Library/LaunchAgents/org.gpgtools.Libmacgpg.xpc.plist
Start Mail and check the color of the bubble. If it remains orange please open
System Settings > General > Login Items and ensure the following items are active:
Should your problem persist open
System Settings > GPG Suite > Send Report and describe your problem in as much detail as possible. We recommend to include the Debug Log. We will then help you out getting your setup fixed.
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