The database is not encrypted


I downloaded the last delta chat version 1.28.1 : it says “your messages will be encrypted locally”.

I open the dc.db database on my phone and my messages are in plaintext, not encrypted.
same for the password for my email account.

How to activate the encryption you promise ?

Currently encryption is experimental, on android and iOS you can enable encryption when adding a new account for that account. Migrating existing accounts to be encrypted will be possible once we are sure the encryption works and is stable.

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