How to enable GPG Mail on macOS

macOS Sonoma

On macOS 14 Sonoma GPG Mail is currently in beta. After installing the beta to activate GPG Mail:

  1. Open Mail › Settings › Extensions
  2. Click on the checkbox next to GPG Mail
  3. Activate your Support Plan in GPG Keychain > Settings > GPG Mail

macOS Ventura, Monterey, Big Sur or Catalina

On macOS 11 Big Sur, 12 Monterey and 13 Ventura GPG Mail should automatically be activated. If that did not work or you are still running macOS Catalina, to enable GPG Mail

  1. open Mail > Settings > General > Manage Plug-Ins…
  2. tick checkbox for GPGMailLoader (In case you see more than one GPGMailLoader, pick the newest one)
  3. click Apply and Restart Mail
  4. Activate your Support Plan in Mail > Settings > GPG Mail.