There are many office employees and business owners who uses MS word for planning their business and there may be more sensitive data that business owner not want to disclose with others. But MS word file, by default is open for everyone and anyone who use their PC can access to those sensitive data. There is a way to secure it. You can easily secure your office file and documents using password protection, but how to put password in MS word 2010 ? Don’t worry we have trick to put password in MS word 2010.
Method 1 on How to Lock Word Documents
Step 1 : Open MS word file that you want to protect
Step 2 : Now Go to “File” button and press it
Step 3 : Then select “Info” option on the top left side page
Step 4 : Now choose the “Protect Document” option and press it.
Step 5 : After pressing “Protect Document” button tap on “Encrypt with Password” button and click to open.
Step 6 : Now enter password you want to use, then click on “Ok” button
Step 7 : After entering password you need to type one more time confirming password.
Now you have added security on your document file & Lock A Word Document from Editing. So nobody will be able to edit it without your password.
Method 2 on How to Password Protect a Document
If you are looking for How to Restrict Editing in Word by adding password to it, you can follow this tutorial guide for more help.
Step 1 : First of all, Choose “Save” button in word document.
Step 2 : Now to click on “Tools” button on the bottom of opened windows. Here you can see “General Option” button and open it.
Step 3 : Now enter password you want to use, both password to open and password to modify then click on “Ok” button when you’re done.
Step 4 : Enter your password in new opened window, then again enter your password and press “Ok” button.
Checkout below video tutorial on How to Lock Word Documents with Password.