Method: users.settings.cse.keypairs.disable

Turns off a client-side encryption key pair. The authenticated user can no longer use the key pair to decrypt incoming CSE message texts or sign outgoing CSE mail.

To regain access, use the keypairs.enable to turn on the key pair.

After 30 days, you can permanently delete the key pair by using the keypairs.obliterate method.

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.



The identifier of the key pair to turn off.

Request body

The request body must be empty.

Response body

If successful, the response body contains an instance of CseKeyPair.

Authorization scopes

Requires one of the following OAuth scopes:


For more information, see the Authorization guide.