User Guide To Digitally Sign Email Using Thunderbird Mail

Basic description for how to sign email using a certificate-based digital ID to allow others to sign using a certificate in Thunderbird Mail Version 38.5.1 or above.

Email Signing In Thunderbird Mail

Pre-requisites

  1. The token driver is installed.
  2. The certificate is enrolled inside the token.
  3. Thunderbird Mail applications.

User guide to digitally sign email using Thunderbird Mail

  1. Plug in the token. Open Thunderbird Mail.
  2. On the menu, click Option > Account Settings.
  3. Choose Security. For digital Signing, Click Select
  4. In Password required, enter the token password.
  5. Click
  6. .Select Certificate and Click OK
  7. This message appears. Click No since this certificate is not for encryption
  8. Your document is chosen. Optional: Tick digitally signs letters (by default) to digitally sign mail by default.
  9. Click OK
  10. Open a new mail window.
  11.  Compose your mail and send it. Successfully, your message is signed using a digital signature certificate.
  12.  Click Security, Tick Digitally Sign This Message.

User guide to digitally sign email using Microsoft outlook 2007

Basic description for how to sign email using a certificate-based digital ID to allow others to sign using a certificate in Microsoft Outlook 2007,2010,2013.

Email Signing for Microsoft Outlook 2007

Pre-requisites

  1. The token driver is installed.
  2. The certificate is enrolled inside the token.
  3. Microsoft Outlook 2007 applications.
  4. Configured Outlook.

User guide to digitally sign email using Microsoft outlook 2007

  1. Plug in the token. Open Microsoft Outlook 2007.
  2. On the menu bar, click Tools > Trust Center.
  3. Click E-mail Security. Tick add a digital signature to the outgoing message.
  4. Click Settings button
  5. Type security settings name as desired.
  6. For signing certificate click Choose.
  7. Choose your certificate and Click OK
  8. Open a new email window.
  9. You will notice the icon has been selected by default. If not, click Sign.
  10. Write your email and click send.
  11. A PIN Verification box appears. Enter your User PIN  and click Login.
  12. Finally, email signing is done.
  13. The recipient will see the certificate icon at the right corner just above the content. Click to view details.