Error: gpg signing failed no passphrase given

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09 Apr, 2020 07:04 PM

I can not send mail currently and im lost on how to troubleshoot at this point. I have tried the basics as in restarting, disabling and enabling plug in again etc. Please help with any info on what I could do to fix this. Thanks in advance.

  • Rob
  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Steve on 13 Apr, 2020 05:10 PM

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    Hi Rob,

    welcome to the GPGTools support platform. Sorry you are having problems using GPG Suite. Please do excuse the late reply.

    This is a known problem which we have since fixed. In your case an empty passphrase was stored in macOS Keychain which is the reason why the decryption is aborted automatically.

    Please download and install our latest hotfix GPG Suite and see if that solves your problem. You will be asked again for the password when you decrypt or sign another message.

    All the best,

    Disclaimer: Hotfixes are GPG Suite builds containing our latest source code, so bugs and crashes may occur.

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