Current docs (work-in-progress)ΒΆ

The following in-progress documents are written for early adopters and contributors, MUA developers and privacy enthusiasts.

Background
discusses the motiviation, technical, social and design approaches of Autocrypt.
Example Data Flows and State Transitions
Example data flows and MUA state transitions. This may be the easiest place to get started with the concrete ideas behind Autocrypt.
Autocrypt Level 1: Enabling encryption, avoiding annoyances
Minimum requirements and implementer guidance for Level 1 Autocrypt-capable MUAs.
Autocrypt-capable MUAs level 1 implementation status
Client implementation status.
Interoperability With Other Cryptographic E-mail Mechanisms
Guidance for integrating Autocrypt with other e-mail encryption mechanisms and UI for existing MUAs.
Future Enhancements to Autocrypt
Future improvements for Autocrypt, beyond Level 1.
Potential ecosystem dangers of Autocrypt
Some documented risks and dangers to the mail ecosystem, related to Autocrypt.

Frequently Asked Questions about Autocrypt

Glossary

Autocrypt bot
Description of the Autocrypt bot.