Integrate S/MIME Certificates with Microsoft Outlook

First of all you can obtain the the certificate from the following address https://www.instantssl.com/ssl-certificate-products/free-email-certificate.html strongly recommended to use internet explorer

  • When you receive the certificate under name.cer you need to convert it before creating the digital identity under outlook, so install the certificate on firefox and backup it in a certificate name.p12 format
  • > Open Outlook and click the File tab in the ribbon.
    On the left hand menu list, click Options > Trust Center > Trust Center Settings… button.
    A window named Trust Center will appear. Click E-mail Security (on the left).
    Click Import/Export
    Import existing Digital ID from a file and Browse, select the file backed up from Mozilla firefox earlier
    > Once this done you should check the options for the Signing Certificate
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