This article describes how to distribute your PGP Desktop 8.x public key so that others may send you encrypted data.
|Note: You may use PGP to digitally sign your emails and documents, and your public key verifies your PGP digital signature. Recipients of your PGP-signed data (who have a copy of your public key) are able to verify your signature, indicating that emails/documents are really from you.|
Email a copy of your public key as an attachment
|Caution: Since you only want to send your public key to others, leave the Include PrivateKey(s) box unchecked.|
Email a copy of your public key as a text block
Upload your public key to a public keyserver
Transfer your public key via physical medium
|Caution: Since you only want to send your public key to others, leave the Include Private Key(s) box unchecked.|