Decrypt an Encrypted Email
The most convenient way to decrypt an E-mail message is to use the Mirramail program
to receive the message with "Auto Decrypt" enabled. You can
enable or disable the "Auto Decrypt" option by clicking the
"Security" menu item and selecting "Auto Decrypt" from the
For the purpose of this topic, however, we will disable the "Auto Decrypt"
option and decrypt the message once it has been received.
||If you have already received an
encrypted Mirramail message with Outlook, Outlook Express or another
email program, click the "Switch To" icon on the main
toolbar and select the appropriate program. When the messages
from the other program have loaded, select the encrypted message and
click the "Decrypt" icon on the main toolbar to decrypt
the message. The decrypted message will be stored in your
other email program as well as in the Mirracrypt message store.
- Select the message
to decrypt, which you should be displayed in the preview area. As you will see below, the message is
encrypted and contains text to explain to the recipient that the message is
encrypted and the email address of the sender. Using the Mirramail
program, decrypting the message is as simple as clicking the
- After clicking the "Decrypt" button, the message,
including any attachments and formatting, is decrypted and can be viewed in
the preview area.