GPG Mail: OpenPGP icon / indicator in the top right is not green on macOS Big Sur using GPG Mail 5

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Steve Jordi

10 Dec, 2020 10:20 PM

Which of our tools is giving you problems? GPG Mail 5 build 1569

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Describe your problem. Add as much detail as possible. Just installed it and read all documentation.
I was able to send an encrypted message to someone, the sign and the padlock icons do work.
But the GPG Icon on the top left is always gray, not green.
Am I missing something?
See screenshot

What did you expect instead A Green OpenPGP icon

Are you using any other plugins? No

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Steve on 14 Dec, 2020 01:08 PM

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    Hi Steve,

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

    Thanks for taking the time to report this situation.

    The behavior you are seeing is expected on macOS Big Sur. We still need to update all our documentation to reflect the latest OS changes.

    Kind regards,

  2. Steve closed this discussion on 21 Dec, 2020 11:55 AM.

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