How To Send Encrypted Pdf

How To Send Encrypted Pdf – There are several ways to “share” documents stored in Office 365 (OneDrive or SharePoint), some more secure than others…. but sometimes you want to lock a specific file so that it is safe no matter where it is saved or sent.

Password protection is important, especially if file encryption is involved, as without a password it renders the file useless – make it strong!

How To Send Encrypted Pdf

How To Send Encrypted Pdf

No need to pay for Pro versions of Adobe Acrobat, or use free and secure online PDF editing software… who knows where that data ends up! Microsoft Office has built-in functionality to encrypt office documents and PDF files and lock them behind a password.

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Older versions of Office password protection (Office 95 and 2003) do not have the best features and are easily compromised by Google Docs or other lightweight tools. However, since Office 2007, Microsoft has made significant changes.

How To Send Encrypted Pdf

128-bit encryption is used with the latest version of Office. It is more secure if you use a strong password.

Use encryption! Be sure to select the option to encrypt documents with a password – Microsoft Office also includes options to “protect” documents with a password. This prevents editing of the document without entering a password, but does not hide it. This is useful, but does not store information in the document.

How To Send Encrypted Pdf

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Use the current file format! If you are saving an Office Document, save it in the current XML file format (ie: .docx or .xlsx, NOT .doc, etc.). Older versions of Office documents will have legacy protection, which, as I said above, is not very good.

Don’t forget your word. Because encryption is associated with password protection, you need a password to encrypt a document. If you forget your password, you cannot access the document. Simple as that… there’s no way around it. This is especially important if you keep an important business document and store it in a shared company area… If you are the only person in the company who knows the password and if you leave, no one else can access the document. .

How To Send Encrypted Pdf

If you want to save the file in an Office document format (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)… With the file open in the appropriate Office program, click on ‘File’ in the upper left part of the program window and go to ‘Details’. board

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Click “Save Document” in Word (in Excel, saves the workbook and in PowerPoint, saves the presentation) and select “Encrypt with a password.”

How To Send Encrypted Pdf

Enter the password you want to protect the document with and click OK – make it strong so you can remember it and notify anyone else who needs access to the document.

You all did. When someone tries to open a document, they are prompted for a password before viewing the document.

How To Send Encrypted Pdf

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Sometimes you want to send a PDF version of a document to someone, but protect it with a password. This can also be done with Microsoft Office.

Open your document in Microsoft Word and click on the File menu… then click Export and click Create PDF/XPS to create a PDF version of your document.

How To Send Encrypted Pdf

To add password-protected encryption, click “Options” at the bottom of the new window, then select “Encrypt document with a password” and click OK.

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Enter a good strong and memorable password and click OK, then name the PDF and choose where you want to save it – Then click Print to save the PDF.

How To Send Encrypted Pdf

As with an Office document, if you don’t know the password, you won’t be able to view the PDF.

This encrypted PDF should be visible in any PDF reader, such as Acrobat, or even browser-based plug-ins. It will work on mobile too!

How To Send Encrypted Pdf

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