How do I send and receive encrypted email messages at Wayne State?

Wayne Connect - Powered by Microsoft email has the ability to send encrypted messages. Include #secure in your message's subject line and the system will automatically encrypt the message, sending all recipients an encrypted message. Follow the instructions below to read an encrypted message.

 

Wayne State University users

  1. Download the attachment.

  2. Open the attachment message.html. Depending on your computer settings, it may open automatically.

  3. Click Sign in. If you are already logged in, your sign in should be automatic. If not, you will be prompted to sign in.

  4. If you are prompted to sign in, choose Work or school account. At the sign in page, make sure you use your AccessID email (e.g., xy1234@wayne.edu).


  5. You may now view the encrypted message.

 

Non-WSU users

  1. The easiest way to view your encrypted email is to use a one-time passcode.
  2. Download the attachment. This example uses Gmail, but this is available in any email system.

  3. Open the attachment message.html. Depending on your computer settings, it may open automatically.

  4. Click Use a one-time passcode.

  5. You will soon receive another email to the same address with a one-time passcode. Select and copy this passcode.

  6. Paste the passcode in the box and click Continue.

  7. You can now view the encrypted message. If you wish to view it again, you may need to generate a new passcode.