How to encrypt a message using NouveauPG for iPhone

The way to import OpenPGP messages into NouveauPG is using the clipboard. This allows you to use NouveauPG in conjunction with other applications for encrypted communications beyond e-mail.

Copy an OpenPGP Public Key certificate you your iPhone clipboard, navigate to the Recipients tab and press the Add Contact icon indicated below.

-----BEGIN PGP PUBLIC KEY BLOCK-----
Version: NouveauPG 1.10 (OS X)

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-----END PGP PUBLIC KEY BLOCK-----

Import public key certificate

If the public key certificate is valid, a new listing will appear at the bottom of your Recipients list.

Two recipients

The colorful icon on the left side of each cell is an identicon generated to help you identify keys. Each key has a unique identicon which is impossible to forge because it is generated from the key itself.

Compose message

Selecting a recipient will allow you to compose a new message for them. You can either type a message or paste a message from another app.

Export OpenPGP data

Pressing encrypt will encrypt your secret message and clear it from memory. From this point on, if you want to read the message, you will need the private key. You can safely put this message in any public place where the receiver may find it.

E-mail export

Pressing e-mail will generate a new e-mail containing your message, addressed to the e-mail address in the public key certificate (if applicable).

E-mail is an effective way, but obviously not the only way to exchange OpenPGP messages.