Lock encrypted volume before removing Nitrokey?

Hello folks,

Do I need to explicitly lock the encrypted volume in the Nitrokey app before I remove the Nitrokey? Or is it sufficient to solely unmount the encrypted volume(s) before removing the Nitrokey? I wonder what exactly happens when I push the menu entry “Lock encrypted volume” …

Thanks in advance,


It is sufficient to unmount the partitions before removing the device. The “lock encrypted volume” is for situation where you don’t want to remove the device.

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