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Sending an Encrypted Message

Follow the instructions below that apply to your version of Outlook:

Web

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  1. Begin typing your message. At the top of the window, click Sensitivity, Encryption and one of the following:  ► Encrypt-Allow View, Reply, Reply All, and ForwardLeast Restrictive: The recipient can view your message, include your message in a reply or reply all, or forward your message. The recipient cannot copy or print your message.   ► Encrypt-No ForwardMedium Restrictive: The recipient can view your message or include your message in a reply or reply all. The recipient cannot forward, copy or print your message.   ► Encrypt-View OnlyMost Restrictive: The recipient can view your message only.

Desktop

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  1. Begin typing your message and make sure the menu bar is expanded. Otherwise, click the down-arrow (Windows) or right-arrow (Mac) on the upper-right portion of the New Message window.
  2. On the Message tab, click Sensitivity, Encryption and one of the following:  ► Encrypt-Allow View, Reply, Reply All, and ForwardLeast Restrictive: The recipient can view your message, include your message in a reply or reply all, or forward your message. The recipient cannot copy or print your message.   ► Encrypt-No ForwardMedium Restrictive: The recipient can view your message or include your message in a reply or reply all. The recipient cannot forward, copy or print your message.   ► Encrypt-View OnlyMost Restrictive: The recipient can view your message only.

Mobile

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  1. Begin typing your message. Then at the bottom of the screen, tap the three dots:
  2.  Tap Add Sensitivity.
  3. Finally, tap one of the following:  ► Encrypt-Allow View, Reply, Reply All, and ForwardLeast Restrictive: The recipient can view your message, include your message in a reply or reply all, or forward your message. The recipient cannot copy or print your message.   ► Encrypt-No ForwardMedium Restrictive: The recipient can view your message or include your message in a reply or reply all. The recipient cannot forward, copy or print your message.   ► Encrypt-View OnlyMost Restrictive: The recipient can view your message only.
  4. A small lock icon will then appear next to the subject indicating it will be encrypted when you send the message.