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How to Password Protect Word Documents on PC or Mac- Security Update

Do you want to hide all your personal documents?

Do you want to keep intruders at a bay by keeping a lock on all your digital assets?

This article is for you. We are today going to explain you a simple method, with which you can password, protect your Word or other documents.

MS Office 2003-OLD Versions:

Follow the procedure step-by-step:

  1. You need to first open the Word Document that you would like to password protect
  2. Click on the File option
  3. Next click on Protect Document
  4. click on Encrypt option
  5. enter the password for the Word Document and click on OK
  6. Save the document now as usual.
  7. Your document is password protected now

MS Office 2013 and 2016 on Mac:

The procedure to password protect a Word Document in Office 2013 and 2016 on

Mac is different than the procedure to do it on a PC.

Follow the procedure step-by-step:

  1. You need to first open the Word Document that you would like to password protect
  2. Click on the REVIEW option
  3. Next click on Protect Document
  4. click on Encrypt option
  5. enter the password for the Word Document and click on OK
  6. Save the document now as usual.
  7. Your document is password protected now

MS Office 2007 and 2010:

Follow the procedure step-by-step:

  1. You need to first open the Word Document that you would like to password protect
  2. Click on the office icon
  3. Hover mouse over prepare option
  4. click on Encrypt option
  5. enter the password for the Word Document and click on OK
  6. Save the document now as usual.
  7. Your document is password protected now

Following are the methods to password protect your valuable documents.

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