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:

  1. Navigate to the Acrobat online password protection page from any browser.
  2. Click the Select A File button, or drag and drop a PDF into the drop zone.
  3. Create and enter a password, then retype it to confirm the password.
  4. Click Set Password.
  5. 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.