Password protect a PDF on Windows 10.
Password protection is a great way to add security to any of your PDFs. Find out how to easily add a password to a file with Adobe Acrobat online services.
There are many reasons why you might want or need to add security measures to a PDF. If you’re sending files with sensitive data such as client information, personally identifiable information (PII), or banking numbers, you might want to add a password. That way only the people with your password can access those files. It’s easy to do on Windows 10.
How to password protect a PDF on Windows 10.
Password protection gives your PDF files a layer of extra security. Follow these easy steps to password protect your PDF:
- Navigate to the Acrobat online password protection page from any browser.
- Click the Select A File button, or drag and drop a PDF into the drop zone.
- Create and enter a password, then retype it to confirm the password.
- Click Set Password.
- Download your newly protected file or sign in to Acrobat online to share it.
Password protection is not the only thing you can do with a PDF online. Check out what other features are available to you with Acrobat online services.