HOW TO: Send a Public Key in Email (Windows)


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How do I send a public key in email using PGP Desktop 9.x for Windows?


  1. Click the PGP Tray lock icon in your system tray and then click Open PGP Desktop:
  2. Select the PGP Keys control box and select the keyring that contains the key you wish to email.
  3. Right-click on the desired key, point to Send To, then click Mail Recipient. This should cause your default email client to launch a new message with the public key attached:
  4. Address the email to the appropriate recipient(s). If desired, modify the subject and/or body of the email, then send the email.