Thursday, March 15, 2018

Simple easy way to Password protect or Encrypt PDF Tips

Simple easy way to Password protect or Encrypt PDF Tips

Secured document is necessary for official purpose and any concern. Every official document is required to securing information. If a secret information containing document is not secure then it will be a chance to invite leak information to other. So, SKOTechLean describe the simple way to Password protect or Encrypt PDF documents.

Here we will learn to protect documents or more than one document through password. So, follow the steps and instruction as descibe bellow.
 Step 1: Select Encrypt Option
Go to "Protection" menu list and  expand it from Acrobat.
Encrypt option for Password protect PDF
Select "Encrypt "Option
This will present option's list, find "Encrypt" option from this list and click on it. It presents list containing 2 list options.
Select second option for password, it shows message box with name "Applying New Security Setting". Move cursor to click on "Yes" button from this message box. Now understand through given short steps:-

Tools >> Protection >> Encrypt >> 2 Encrypt with Password >> "Applying New Security Setting" Message box >> Click on "Yes" Button

Now, the next step to apply security settings
Password Settings for Encrypt PDF
Password Settings
When pressing on "Yes" button. A "Password Security- Settings" screen will present. This screen contain many options related to protection.
 Step 2: Select Document Content to Encrypt
In this pane select 'Encrypt all Document Content' option. This option will protect file in all area, that means without password it can not show any types of content like: Metadata, Menu, Tags etc. 

There is other 2 types of option also available in this pane like: "Encrypt All Document Contents Except metadata (Acrobat 6 and later compatible)" and "Encrypt only File Attachment (Acrobat 6 and later compatible )". Just choose any one of it according to protection requirement.

 Step 3: Add Password to only for View document
Come to "Required Password to open the document" check box and Image of Open doc check box1 check on it. the "Document Open" input box will be enable. Input text here.


 Step 4: Add Password For Editing
Come to another check box "Restrict editing and printing of the document, A password will be required in order to change these permission settings.".When you image of Open doc check box2check on it. The "Change Permission" Input box will enable and also "Printing Allowed:" and "Changes Allowed:" combo box will be enable. 

Give the password in "Change Permission" Input box and give permission with other two combo option (Printing, Changing). Choose permission according to protection requirement.

Note:- both settings password can not be same.
 Step 5: Confirm Document or Permission Password
Now, when all the above process will be done, press "OK" button. It shows two confirmation Input box. First box is use only for View document and second is for editing document process.
Set Password for password protect PDF
Set Password for View and Change
Give password on both input box and press "OK" button from "Adobe Security" message box.
save password for password protect PDF
Security apply and Save message box
When this message box will be open, press "OK" button. This box is appeared for remind to save document for applying protection. So, save file after applying all settings. And close document.
 Step 6: Document Output
After apply above settings, go to file's folder and open document. It shows a box frame such as mention bellow picture.
Output of Password protect PDF
Output of File
This Box contain an input box, Here, input password only for viewing pages or input another for editing or changing of pages.

So, applying all these process to Protect document through Password protect or Encrypt PDF with SKOTechLearn Tips.

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