It’s easy to password protect a PDF on a Mac.

You can protect sensitive info on a PDF with a password using a simple process from Adobe Acrobat online services.

Work and personal financial documents often contain information you don’t want to fall into unauthorized hands. A report may have private strategic plans that your company plans to implement. Or you may want to change investments with a financial advisor, and the form has your account info in it.

Learn how easy it is to password protect PDFs on a Mac that contain private content and more.

Follow these steps to password protect on a Mac.

To begin, click Select A File to navigate to your file’s location or drag and drop your PDF into the drop zone. In the box that appears, type a strong password into the first field. To confirm it, retype the new password into the second field. Then, simply click Set Password. You can now download the file, or sign in to Acrobat online or another sign-in service to share it with others. When a recipient tries to open the file, the PDF will prompt them to enter the new password.

TIP: to create a strong password, it’s best to use a combination of the following:

Your file is secure because this process encrypts the PDF, leaving you more confident that only the intended recipients can see what’s inside. Explore what more you can do with Acrobat online services today.