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Post Posted August 9th, 2017, 1:48 pm

Hi,
A small yellow padlock symbol has just shown up next to one of my email addresses. Any ideas what is causing it?
Best regards,
Peter

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Post Posted August 9th, 2017, 1:57 pm

That simply indicates that you are connecting to the server of that account through a secure connection using SSL/TLS or, more likely, STARTTLS..

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Post Posted August 9th, 2017, 2:44 pm

Thanks for the info - great help.
Best regards,
Peter

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Post Posted August 9th, 2017, 2:48 pm

You're welcome.

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