FlowCrypt Knowledge Base

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Below are some of the questions we got from our users.


Why does the extension need access to email inbox?
Which messages will be encrypted? Do my friends have to use this too?
How do i find my private key?
Where is FlowCrypt private key stored?
How do I get to FlowCrypt Settings?
What is my public key for?
What is the purpose of the keywords and fingerprint?
How to view message in original form without FlowCrypt?
Verifying fingerprints or KeyWords of my contacts
Can I set up two encrypted contact forms?
Is access to Google Safe?
What happens when recipient doesn't use FlowCrypt or PGP?
Prepaying for a year
FlowCrypt PGP usage basics
Password encrypted messages expiration - how does it work?
Messaging to people who already use PGP
Do I have to set up FlowCrypt on every device?
How to add a missing sending (alias) address?
Fixing local storage access in Chrome and Firefox
What is the level of protection for encrypted emails?
Security: handling and distributing private keys
My contact sent me a public PGP encrypt key. How and where do I use it?
How to open encrypted messages in Thunderbird
What FlowCrypt settings to use for maximum security?
Searching keys on GPG
Setting up FlowCrypt on another device - forgot pass phrase
Exporting a key from GPG Keychain / GPG Suite on a Mac
Emailing ProtonMail
Will this plugin send my data to your server?
How to communicate one time password to recipient?
Can Google read the contents of the emails?
How can I upgrade via bitcoin?
Using FlowCrypt Keyserver from other software
Does FlowCrypt encrypt attachments too?
Assigning public keys manually



FlowCrypt (formerly CryptUp) simplifies email encryption (PGP) so that anyone can use it. It's available for Chrome, Firefox and Android. Learn more

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