How to use a the same generated keypair on enigmail/thunderbird and iOS Mail

Robert J. Hansen rjh at
Tue Jul 25 20:34:10 CEST 2017

> I would think you could transfer the private key file to the moblle
> device by bluetooth, or by using a USB cable, or by email. So long as
> the private key is protected by a decent passphrase, anybody else
> getting a copy of the file should be of no consequence.

This is correct.

I've often volunteered to publish my private key in the _New York
Times_, if someone will just pay for the listing.  With a strong
passphrase, private keys are pretty darn safe against casual snooping.

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