GPG on Android

gnupgpacker at gnupgpacker at
Sun Nov 4 10:04:11 CET 2018

Hello Juergen,
thanks for kind explanation about MailDroid :)

Does MailDroid support several different mail accounts using GPG and/or

I am using K9-Mail in conjunction with CipherMail for S/Mime, but CiperMail
only supports *one* S/Mime account...

Thx and regards!

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> Date: Sat, 3 Nov 2018 19:13:52 +0100
> From: Juergen BRUCKNER <juergen at>
> To: gnupg-users at
> Subject: Re: GPG on Android
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> Hello Masha,
> as you are new to this whole topic, I guess the easiest way to use
> encrypted mail (either GPG and/or S/MIME) on a Android device would be
> the app "MailDroid".
> It comes in a free version[1] (with advertisings) and in a "pro"
> version[2] (without advertisings) and supports both GPG and S/MIME.
> MailDroid also supports POP and IMAP, and works fine with Googlemail.
> You need to install the additional Flipdog CryptoPlugin[3] on your
> device, where you import and manage the keys.
> You have to create the keys for example on a desktop computer and import
> it to your android device and into the CryptoPlugin.
> I use MailDroid since several years without any problems, and can fully
> recommend it for beginners.
> There is also a app named "K-9 Mail"[4], which supports GPG (but not
> S/MIME). As far I know you also need several additional software for K-9
> Mail.
> In my eyes its not really recommendable for beginners. I tried it years
> ago and found it a bit complicated to use for myself. But thats a
> personal opinion.
> The best would be to try both, MailDroid and K-9 Mail and then make your
> personal choice.
> If you need help with MailDroid you can contact me. For K-9 Mail I am
> sure that here are also some people who can help you with it.
> best regards
> Juergen
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