Howto verify a message

There are three steps to verify a message. We assume, that Alice wants to verify a signed message.

STEP 1: Copy the text to the textedit-field

First Alice copies the text to the textedit-field.

copy to textedit-field

STEP 2: Click verify

Secondly she clicks on the verify button.

click verify

STEP 3: Read verify message

Now Alice reads the verify information shown at the bottom a the tab. To get more detailed information, she can click the details button in the verify messagebox and then choose .

message shown

NOTE: If the key is not present in your keylist, then the signers keyid is shown.

key not present

If the key is not present, you can try to import the key from the default keyserver (which you can set in the settings dialog).

import from keyserver