Protect MS Word Document With Password: Microsoft Word is commonly used and most of the time we need to secure our Microsoft document. Sometimes we write things that we need to secure from others.

Office 365 Ms-Word provides many tools that can help you secure your document. Follow the instructions below to encrypt your file.
Steps to Protect MS word document With Password

Step 1: Open the document you want to protect.

Step 2: Go to File and select ‘Protect Document’ in the Info menu.

Step 3: Now click on the ‘Encrypt with Password’ option.

Step 4: Now an ‘Encrypt Document’ window will open and you will need to enter your document password. Password is case sensitive. After creating the password, click Ok.

Step 5: Re-enter your password and press OK to confirm the password.

Step 6: Save and close the document again.

Step 7: Open the document again. Now you need to enter password to access the document, then click OK to open the file.

How to Remove Password

If you want to remove the password, follow the steps below

Step 1: Click on File and then click on ‘Protect Document’

Step 2: Click on ‘Encrypt with password’ and delete the dots in the next window that are hiding your password and click OK.

Step 3: Save the document again and close it again. Now when you open the file again you do not need password and you can access it directly.

Note: Remembering the password entered by you should be easy and complex. There is no option to retrieve or reset your password . If you forget to use it, and in this way you will not be able to access your own document. So remember that the password you are entering will be remembered by you. You can also write down your password.


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