Microsoft Word allows you to add some security to your Manuscripts. This involves the use of Password to prevent unauthorized access to your Word Document, this post will guide you on how to protect your MS-Word Documents using Password.
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How to protect your Microsoft Word Documents with Password
- Open the word file you want to Password
- Towards the left, click the Microsoft logo or files Button
- Click Protect Document > Select Encrypt with Password from the drop-down Menu as seen in the screenshot below.
- Enter the Password you wish to use; you will be asked to enter it twice
- 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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