Method: users.settings.cse.identities.create

Creates and configures a client-side encryption identity that's authorized to send mail from the user account. Google publishes the S/MIME certificate to a shared domain-wide directory so that people within a Google Workspace organization can encrypt and send mail to the identity.

HTTP request


The URL uses gRPC Transcoding syntax.

Path parameters



The requester's primary email address. To indicate the authenticated user, you can use the special value me.

Request body

The request body contains an instance of CseIdentity.

Response body

If successful, the response body contains a newly created instance of CseIdentity.

Authorization scopes

Requires one of the following OAuth scopes:


For more information, see the Authorization guide.