Enable Office 365 Email Message Encryption

Email Message Encryption is enabled only for emails sent to recipients outside the college.

Send Encrypted Email using OUTLOOK

To send an encrypted email using Micsoft Outlook, please follow the steps below:

  1. In the SUBJECT header please type in the word: ENCRYPT
    The word ENCRYPT is not case sensitive and can be entered in uppercase or lowercase form.
  2. After drafting the email, please click SEND to submit your email.

Send Encrypted Email using OWA

To send an encrypted email using Outlook Web Access, please follow the steps below:

  1. In the SUBJECT header please type in the word: ENCRYPT
    The word ENCRYPT is not case sensitive and can be entered in uppercase or lowercase form.
  2. After drafting the email, please click SEND to submit your email.

Read and Reply to Encrypted Email Messages

Recipients outside William James College who receives Office 365 encrypted messages can view them in one of two ways:

  1. By signing in with a Microsoft account or a work or school account associated with Office 365.
  2. By using a one-time passcode

Office 365 Message Encryption FAQ

Please visit the: Office 365 Message Encryption FAQ from Microsoft for more answers regarding email encryption.

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