This assumes you already have Google Chrome (or Firefox) installed.
With FlowCrypt, encrypting and decrypting happens on your device. This means that you will have to install FlowCrypt on each device you want to send and receive encrypted messages from.
Go to flowcrypt.com and click Get Chrome Extension:
On Chrome Web Store, click Add to Chrome:
Click the puzzle icon in the top right corder of your browser then click the FlowCrypt icon to set up FlowCrypt:
The following screen will show up. Click Continue with Gmail:
A new window will pop up. Choose the email address you’d like to use:
Click allow on the next screen:
If this is your very first time using FlowCrypt, you will be presented with two choices add see screenshot below:
If this is not your first time setting up FlowCrypt on this account, you may see a recovery prompt instead. See Setting up FlowCrypt on another device.
If this is the first time you are using encryption on this account, click New Encryption Key.
Else if you have used OpenPGP encryption software from another vendor in the past and want to import your previous private key, see Use My Own Private Key.