Check The Security of Gmail Account (8OO) 674-2913
Whenever likely, Gmail protects your email account info by using Transport Layer Security (TLS) to automatically encrypt e – mails you send or receive.
Transport Layer Security doesn’t work with messages from some e-mail services.
If you’re on a PC or android mobile device, you’ll know an email is not encrypted when you see the No TLS icon or (open lock icon). It looks like an open red padlock.
heck email you’ve received
- On your PC, sign in to Gmail account.
- Now click to open a message.
- In the top left corner of the email, under the sender’s name, look for No TLS.
If you see the icon, the email you’ve received might not be encrypted. The email sender can find out more by contacting their email service provider.
Check emails you’re sending
- On your PC, log in to Gmail.
- In the top left corner, click Compose tab.
- In the “To,” “Cc,” or “Bcc” field, type your recipient’s e – mail address.
- On the right of the recipient’s email ids, look for No TLS .
If you see the icon, the email you’re about to send might not be encrypted. Don’t send confidential material, like tax forms or your contracts, to that e – mail address.
Why some massages might not be encrypted
For delivery Transport Layer Security to work, the email delivery services of both the sender and the receiver always have to use Transport Layer Security. Learn more about email delivery with TLS encryption. Contact 1-888-306-5155 for Gmail customer service