How to configure the PGP encryption with other customers?

PGP encryption between SJ – SJ is adjusted automatically

There are two ways of configuring PGP encryption with other clients in the SJ IM

  1. Automatic:
  • – Choose a person with whom you want to configure the PGP encryption
  • – Ask your conversation partner to send you a text message containing his/her public PGP key
  • – Upon receiving notification from the program, be sure to send your public PGP key to your conversation partner
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  • – Wait until your conversation partner signs your public key
  • – Send a message or wait until your conversation partner sends you a message
  • – An orange lock should appear in front of the text message from your conversation partner (or in front of yours).
  • – If something does not work, please contact our support team: JID [email protected]
  1. Manual:
  • – Exchange public keys with your conversation partner! There are plenty of ways to do it (via e-mail, flash drive, etc.)
  • – Copy the entire key to the clipboard (along with “Begin” and “END”)
  • – Choose a person with whom you want to configure the PGP encryption
  • – Click “Settings” icon next to the “Lock” icon
  • – Select “PGP settings”
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  • – Select “Assign public key”
  • – Insert the public key in the box and click OK
  • – If something does not work, please contact our support team: JID [email protected]

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