GPG pinentry requests a password, but I either forgot it or the app has forgotten the one I use.

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noylj

27 May, 2019 08:47 AM

GPG requests a password, but I either forgot it or the app has forgotten the one I use.

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Steve on 27 May, 2019 10:40 AM

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    Hi noylj,

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

    Does this problem persist after restarting your mac?

    If it does, could you open macOS Keychain and search for "gnupg". Do you see any results for that search? If so, you may double click that entry and retrieve your password from there.

    Let me know how that goes.

    All the best,
    Steve

    P.S.: We would kindly ask you to create a new discussion, whenever you need assistance with GPG Suite, even if your problem looks similar to the one you are replying to. While the symptoms are often very much alike, the root cause often differs. Having separate discussions allows to focus better on your particular issue.

    To proceed we have split your comment into a separate discussion.

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