View certificates

Outlook uses certificates in cryptographic email messaging to help keep communications secure. You can view your own certificates or those that you receive in email messages.

View your certificates

  1. Click the File tab.

  2. Click Options.

  3. Click Trust Center.

  4. Click Trust Center Settings.

  5. Click Email Security.

  6. Under Encrypted e-mail, click Settings.

  7. Under Certificates and Algorithms, click Choose.

  8. Click the certificate that you want, and then click View Certificate.

Top of Page

View certificates on received messages

  1. In the message, click Digital signature icon or Encryption icon on the Signed By line.

  2. Click Details.

  3. Click Signer or Encryption Layer, and then click View Details.

  4. To see details about the certificate, click View Certificate.

Top of Page

Expand your skills
Explore training
Get new features first
Join Office Insiders

Was this information helpful?

Thank you for your feedback!

Thank you for your feedback! It sounds like it might be helpful to connect you to one of our Office support agents.