Is SafeGmail still available?

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Is SafeGmail still available?

We covered how to send an encrypted email using SafeGmail before, but unfortunately SafeGmail is no longer in service. But, fret not we have found another, even better tool which can help you to encrypt your emails.

What is SafeGmail?

SafeGmail is a Chrome extension that adds PGP-like encryption to you emails, and requires a simple answer to a question to unlock. Once SafeGmail is installed, you simply need to click the “Encrypt” button in Gmail to enable it.

How do you send a secure email in Gmail?

Send messages & attachments confidentially

  1. On your computer, go to Gmail.
  2. Click Compose.
  3. In the bottom right of the window, click Turn on confidential mode . Tip: If you’ve already turned on confidential mode for an email, go to the bottom of the email, then click Edit.
  4. Set an expiration date and passcode.
  5. Click Save.

How do I create a secure email?

Setting up an email address

  1. Use non-identifying information.
  2. Use a password no one else knows.
  3. Use two-step verification.
  4. Review security notifications.
  5. Use secure devices.
  6. Always log out.
  7. Don’t allow browser or mobile phone to remember your email account or passwords.
  8. Be cautious when giving out your email address.

How do I open a new Gmail account?

Step 1: Choose a Google Account type

  1. Go to the Google account Sign In page.
  2. Click Create account.
  3. Enter your name.
  4. In the “Username” field, enter a username.
  5. Enter and confirm your password.
  6. Click Next. Optional: Add and verify a phone number for your account.
  7. Click Next.

How secure is Gmail encryption?

Gmail is capable of encrypting the email it sends and receives, but only when the other email provider supports TLS encryption. In other words, encrypting 100% of all email on the Internet requires the cooperation of all online mail providers.

How can I send a secure email for free?

The Best Free Ways to Send Encrypted Email and Secure Messages

  1. Infoencrypt is a free, web-based service for easily securing your messages.
  2. SafeGmail is a free extension for Google Chrome that allows you to send encrypted emails to anyone.
  3. RMail allows you to easily send emails with end-to-end security and compliance.

How do I send a secure email attachment?

In message that you are composing, click File > Properties. Click Security Settings, and then select the Encrypt message contents and attachments check box. Compose your message, and then click Send.

How can I open a password protected email attachment?

Opening an encrypted file

  1. In the email message window double click the zipped attachment.
  2. You will then be asked if you want to Open the attachment from its current location or save it to your computer.
  3. Save the file to your desired location (for example, your H:Drive).
  4. Close the email message window.

How do I log in to a different Gmail account?

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open your device’s Settings app Google. Manage your Google Account.
  2. At the top, tap Personal info.
  3. Under “Contact info,” tap Email.
  4. Under “Alternate emails”, select Add alternate email or Add other email.
  5. Enter an email address you own. Select Add.

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