How to Protect Microsoft Word Document with Password

Microsoft Word allows you to add some security to your Manuscripts just to prevent unauthorized access to your work, this post will guide you on how to protect your MS-Word Documents using Password.


Protecting your Microsoft Word Documents with Password



  • Open the word Document you want to Password 
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Microsoft Word Document
  • Towards the left of the toolbar above, click the Microsoft logo or files Button 
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Word ToolBar

  • Click Protect Document > Select Encrypt with Password from the drop-down Menu as seen in the screenshot below.
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Document Settings

  • Enter the Password you wish to use; you will be asked to enter it twice
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Encrypting Word Document
  • Click OK and close the document.
  • Henceforth, you will be required to enter the password whenever you attempt opening the file.
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