4 easy steps to password protect an excel file

With these 4 easy steps, you can protect your Microsoft Office Excel file with a password.

If you do not want anyone to read your Microsoft Office Excel file without your permission, then our guide may be useful to you. We have brought you some easy steps that you can use to help protect your Microsoft Office Excel file with a password. Before we tell you about these steps, it is very important to know that you are using a password to protect the file, you can write that password somewhere. If you forget the password, then the file can not be opened in any way. Also you can not recover this file. In this way all your data will be nothing more than a waste.

Step 1: In Microsoft Office Excel, open the document in which you want to set the password.

Step 2: In the Microsoft Office Excel, click on File Options. Here you will see the option of Info, click on it
Step 3: In the info section you will see the Protect Workbook button. On this button you will see a small arrow downwards. Click on this arrow. Here you will see the option of Encrypt with Password, click on it.

Step 4: After that, Microsoft Office Excel will ask you to enter the password. Keep in mind that while typing a password, the password is strong and nobody knows it. After this, write this password separately somewhere.

Keep in mind that if you forget your password, then you will not be able to access your document. Besides, it will be nearly impossible to recover your file and you will lose all your data.

After this, now whenever you open this file, Microsoft Office Excel will ask you to enter the password. You will be able to access the file after interfacing your set password. Apart from this, it is important to keep in mind that this password will only work for this document. For the second document, you have to set a different password.

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