How To Password Protect MS Word 2011 Document

Who doesn’t want their documents to be safe and secured. So if you are looking for a way to password protect MS Word 2011 document, there here is some help. You need not install any third party software to ensure the security of your document on MS Office.

Password Protect MS Word 2011 Document

Once you open your document in MS Word 2011, click on the File submenu on the main menu and then click on the Save As option.

Now enter the name of the file that you want to save it as and then click on the button labelled as Options. Now you will a separate Save Options window, where you need to click on Show All.

Now in the Word Preferences section, click on the Security button which could be found under Personal Settings section.

Now in the security window, you can set the password which would be required to open and edit that particular MS Word 2011 document. Once you done with it, click on OK button.

It means that you can need separate passwords to open and edit that MS Word 2011 document. This surely is a great feature.

This is how you can password protect any MS Word 2011 document and restrict it to the readers and editors separately.

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March 15, 2011 by: Prasanth Chandra

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