Frequently Asked Questions
What is PGPro for?
PGPro lets you en- & decrypt messages using the OpenPGP standard. It also allows you to generate and manage your OpenPGP keys on your iPhone.
What is PGP / OpenPGP / GPG?
In general, the terms GPG (GNU Privacy Guard), OpenPGP and PGP (Pretty Good Privacy) are used interchangeably. Technically, OpenPGP is the encryption standard, and GPG is an implementation of that standard. PGPro provides an interface to an OpenPGP implementation.
Where are my keys stored?
All keys in PGPro are stored locally using Apple's native Core Data framework. Therefore the keys are stored encrypted and on your device only.
Note: This also means that they are not included in your iCloud backup.
What kind of keys does PGPro support?
As of now, PGPro supports most OpenPGP compatible keys. However: PGPro doesn’t currently support ECC or sign-only keys.
Where does PGPro lookup keys?
I found a bug! Where can I report it?
I have a suggestion/feature request!
Can I join the beta?
Sure! You can join the Testflight beta right here: https://testflight.apple.com/join/BNawuaNF