Adding Enigmail to Thunderbird

This instruction describes how the Enigmail add-on is installed in Thunderbird in order to enable signing and encrypting messages.

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Detailed help

After you have installed GnuPG on your computer, you need to connect it to your e-mail program.

Additional instructions for using Thunderbird can be found on the Helpdesk site.

  • Open the Thunderbird Add-on Manager
  • in the Tools menu, select Add-ons
  • select the Get add-ons tab
  • search using the term enigmail.

  • Install Enigmail by clicking Install in the search results.

  • Restart Thunderbird after the add-on is installed.