03-23-2013 06:46 PM
I have a .p12 file that I import into Thunderbird and use to sign and encrypt/decrypt email. I specifically bought the Z10 thinking I could import my certificate and do the same on the phone, however I'm stumped.
How do I import my certificate to sign and encrypt/decrypt email on my phone? When I go to import certificate in the settings, there is no checkbox for Email and even if I hit next, it says there are no certificates to import.
I transferred my certificate bundle from my laptop via Bluetooth and it's in the downloads folder on my phone, which I can see from the file manager.
I specifically bought this phone thinking I'd be able to set this up and finally be able to use email on my phone after a long time with Android, which has zero support for this.
*I run my own mail server and access via IMAP/SMTP. Do not use Exchange.
03-24-2013 07:08 AM
So I need Exchange + BDS just to sign and encrypt/decrypt emails? That sucks.
Any way around this at all? Anyone think this will change in the future?
SMIME requires a BDS server and ActiveSync connection.
03-29-2013 07:37 PM
03-29-2013 11:37 PM
If you're willing to load K9mail and APG you can use PGP encryption. I have this combination loaded and it works fine; same way I got secure email on Android.
It's not native support, but it works.
03-30-2013 09:11 AM - edited 03-30-2013 09:11 AM
K9 Mail is in Blackberry World. It works fine.
APG has to be sideloaded, but it also works.
Load APG first, then K9. (APG has to be loaded or K9 will not "see" it.) Set up your email accounts as usual. APG has to be given your private key (you'll need to copy the .skr file onto the phone and import it) and that's pretty much it.
When composing an email on K9 if APG is loaded and recognized there will be checkboxes for "sign" and "encrypt."
You can point K9 at the same email account as the Hub (internal) email is pointed at and assuming the account is an IMAP one it will interoperate fine, even with both looking at the email box at the same time.
I have this set up on my Z-1 and it solves the problem for me; the same issue exists with Android devices and I solved it the same way (except Android's email client bites so badly that I don't use it at all; preferring K9 over it.)