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How to encrypt files via Sealit application (Desktop)
How to encrypt files via Sealit application (Desktop)

In this article, you will learn how you can encrypt files with Sealit and learn about additional features

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1. Select the files that you want to encrypt as shown on the image (files can be in multiple different formats):

2. Right-click on the file and you will have 2 options, Copy and Secure or Secure with Sealit (if you select Copy and Secure you will have 1 secured and 1 original file). Click Secure with Sealit to encrypt the file without a copy.

3. You will be asked if you want to share access to this file with someone. If you click no, only you will be able to access the file. If you select yes, then you can add multiple contacts to share a file with. That means that you and everyone else you shared the file with are going to be able to view and modify this secured document.

Type in the contact email that you want to share and click Encrypt. You should be able to see this screen:

Once the file Encryption is finished you will see a file icon looking like this:

Great job you have encrypted a confidential file and only you and your shared contacts will be able to see it!

If you want to find out how to easily decrypt encrypted files on your desktop, click here

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