In this digital era, where cybercrimes are very frequent you must encrypt your data to protect from hackers. As hackers are always finding ways to steal your personal information. Those people who are using Office 365 can encrypt their emails in Outlook. You can send the email after encrypting it, and the recipient must have the private key for reading the content of the email. You can use this encryption method in Office, if you have installed Office 365 in your device. You can install this productivity software through office.com/setup. This software has many applications which increases the productivity, saves time and money of the user. And also makes the common computer user, works as a professional. In this blog, you will read how you can encrypt email in Office 365.
Encrypt Email in Office 365:
Encrypt with Office 365 Message Encryption:
For this, first you have to open an email and then you have to click on the “Options” button. Now from here you have to select the option which says “Encrypt”. You will see the list of encryption option on the new page. Just select that option which has the restrictions you want to impose. The two options from which you should choose are “Encrypt-Only” or “Do Not Forward”.
Encrypt a Single Message:
For this, first you have to open the email composition window and then you have to click on the “File” option. After this, you have to hit on the “Properties” option. Now, just click on the “Security Settings” option. Then just tap on the checkbox which is next to “Encrypt message contents and attachments”. Now start composing your message and then click on the “Send” option.
Method To Encrypt Outgoing Messages:
For this, first you have to go to the “File” tab and then you have to select Options button. Now, you have to hit on “Trust Center”. For this, you have to tap on the “Trust Center Settings”. Now from the “Email Security” tab, you have to select the checkbox which says “Encrypt contents and attachments for outgoing messages”.
How to open Encrypted Email in Outlook?
In Office 365, there is a Semi-Annual Channel which will take you to the Outlook on the web so that you can read the messages. Those who have other email accounts must have a one-time passcode. Through this passcode they can read the message in a browser window.
Unable to open Encrypted Email:
If you are unable to open the encrypted email, then the user first check that the device is connected to the Internet or not. You can do this by going to any website and see if it is working or not. If your Internet works properly, then in this case you should make sure that there is a link in the encrypted email message. This link is like “Read the message”. But if there is no link then you can contact the sender of the email and just ask him to send the link.