#441 ✓released

enforce password verification usage, even when "Show typing" is selected

Reported by steve | January 25th, 2018 @ 10:49 AM | in 1.6 (closed)

macOS 10.13.3, GPG Suite 2090n

Behavior described below is currently expected. The fact that no verification is neccessary with the "Show typing" option enabled is a feature. However, we should enforce the password verification field always, independently of the fact wether typing is shows or hidden, in order to prevent typos. And as a result of that, users finding themselves unable to recover a password and use their key.


  1. change password for existing key
  2. unlock key by entering current pw in pinentry dialog 1
  3. enter new pw in pinentry dialog 2
  4. tick "show" option to show password


Repeat PW field can not be selected by clicking into field or tabbing.


Always enforce use of password verification field.

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