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How To Send Secured Email In Outlook?

If you want to send secured email in Outlook, you have to encrypt your email message before sending it. No one between you and your recipient can intercept your email message if you have encrypted it. Your system will scramble the contents of your email message while you send it. Encryption is just encoding your message from hackers who are trying to steal your data. You don't have to install a third-party application to encrypt or decode your email messages to send it securely. Both these features are included in the Outlook application itself. Encryption makes sure email messages are unreadable to anyone other than your recipient, which is mostly used for enhanced security in businesses. You can send a secured email in Outlook 2013 by following the steps that a given below.

send secured email in Outlook
  • Open the Outlook application and type the login credentials to sign in to your email account.
  • Click the Options tab at the top and select the drop-down arrow next to More options.
  • Now, click on the Security Settings button.
  • Checkmark the Encrypt Message Contents and Attachments box and click OK.
  • Make sure to save the settings you have made.
  • Now, all the email messages you send from your will be encrypted.
  • When your recipient receives the email message, the user must double-click on it to view the message, as the encrypted messages can't be seen on the reading panel.
  • If you are having the latest version, Outlook 2016 or 2019, click the File menu on the home screen.
  • When the drop-down list appears, select the Properties option.
  • Go to the Security Settings section and checkmark the Encrypt message contents and attachments box.
  • Now, all the email messages you send will be encrypted. 
  • Once you have composed your email message, click on the Send button to send secured email in Outlook.