Configure Outlook to use your Email Security Plus Personal ID Certificate

Use these instructions to configure Outlook to use your Email Security Plus Personal ID Certificate. After importing your Personal ID certificate, you can then configure Microsoft Outlook to use it to sign and encrypt emails.

  1. In Outlook, click File.
  2. On the File page, in the sidebar menu, click Options.
  3. In the Outlook Options window, in the sidebar menu, click Trust Center.
  4. On the Trust Center page, in the Microsoft Outlook Trust Center section, click Trust Center Settings.
  5. In the Trust Center window, in the sidebar menu, click E-mail Security.
  6. On the E-mail Security page, in the Encrypted e-mail section, click Settings.
  7. In the Change Security Settings window, for Signing Certificate, click Choose.
  8. In the Windows Security window, select your Client certificate (Personal ID) and click OK.
  9. Next, in the Change Security Settings window, for Encryption Certificate, click Choose.
  10. In the Windows Security window, select your Client certificate (Personal ID) and click OK.
  11. In the Change Security Settings window, click OK.
    You have successfully configured Outlook to use your Personal ID Certificate for signing and encrypting your emails.