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How to password protect or encrypt PDFs [Tip]

Want to know how to password protect a PDF document? Well, that’s easy especially if you already have a PDF viewer with a built-in file encryption feature such as Adobe Acrobat 8 or 9. Now, for whatever reason, let’s just say that you don’t. Like, for example, you’re in a net café and you are not allowed to install any software or programs. Is there any other way for you to be able to secure and lock a PDF file?

Apparently, there is. If you have access to the internet and you can use a web browser, then all you need to do is to follow the steps listed below.

How to secure a PDF file with a password

passwordXprotectXPDF [2]

passwordXprotectXPDFXb [3]

passwordXprotectXPDFXc [4]

So that’s it. When opening the said file, you will be prompted to enter the correct password. This will help keep your confidential files safe from unauthorized users.