How to Create Password Protected PDF File Without Internet Using MS Word 2010 – 2019: We keep passwords in our files to keep the files we create on the computer securely. This prevents our files from being easily opened or misused by other people. We can save the files created in MS Word Program in PDF format to save the formatting, layout. In this way, while keeping the files safe in PDF format, we can also keep those files by password protected.
Today we will learn how to create Password Protected PDF files with the help of the MS Word Program. So please read this post to the end.
Steps for How to Create Password Protected PDF File Without Internet Using MS Word 2010 – 2019
Step 1. First open the MS Word Program.
Step 2. Now open the Document that you want to make Password Protected.
Step 3. After opening the document, click on FILE menu
Step 4. After clicking on FILE menu, click on Save As.
You can also open Save As by pressing the F12 shortcut key directly on the keyboard.
Step 5. Now Save as Dialogue box will open in which you should select PDF in Save as Type box and click on Options Button.
Step 6. Now the Options Dialogue box will open in which you should check the Encrypt the Document with a Password checkbox at the bottom and click on the OK button.
Step 7. Now the Encrypt PDF Document dialogue box will open. Now type Password in the Password box and also type the Same Password in Reenter Password box and click on the OK button. Remember you can keep the password length from 6 to 32 characters.
Step 7. Now to save the document, select the location of the computer and click on the Save Button.
After doing so, your PDF Document is Password Protected. Now you can only open that file with a password.
This way you can keep your Document in PDF Format with Password Protected with the help of MS Word Program.