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 
Microsoft Word Document
  • Towards the left of the toolbar above, click the Microsoft logo or files Button 
Word ToolBar

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

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

That's all! I hope this was helpful take a few seconds to share it via any of the share buttons below this post.


  1. There was very wonderful information and that's great one. I really appreciate the kind words, thanks for sharing that valuable information
    Digital marketing course in chennai

  2. Thank you for taking time to provide us some of the useful and exclusive information with us. Web Designing Training Institute in Chennai | Web Designing Training Institute in Velachery.

  3. This comment has been removed by the author.

  4. Awesome blog with smart content. It was very easy to understand. Thanks a lot for sharing such a nice blog. Software Testing Training Institute in Chennai | Selenium Training Institute in Chennai

  5. Excellent article., Really very interesting to read. Thanks for sharing such a informative blog.. Software Testing Training in Chennai | Six Sigma Certification Training in Chennai | Selenium Training in Chennai