How to protect PDF file

Encrypt PDF With Password

Securely encrypt your PDFs with a password and safeguard sensitive information with Advanced PDF Manager to prevent unknown people from accessing your data.

How to Protect PDF on Windows?

Do you want to prevent others from making changes to your PDF without your permission? With Advanced PDF Manager password protect a PDF and restrict unauthorized access . The Protect PDF feature helps prevent others from viewing, editing, copying or printing locked PDFs. To use the Advanced PDF Manager tool, follow these steps:

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Follow these steps to Protect PDF files:

  • 1
    Download & Install Advanced PDF Manager
  • 2
    Add the PDF File
  • 3
    Add the password to your PDF
  • 4
    Save PDF File

Step 1: Download & Install Advanced PDF Manager

To get started, download Advanced PDF Manager on your Windows PC. Double click the .exe file and follow the on-screen instructions to install it on your PC.

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Compatible with Windows 11/10/8.1/8/7 (32 & 64 Bit)

Step 2: Add the PDF File

From the home screen, select the Open Files option > browse to the location where the PDF you wish to protect is saved. Add the PDF to Advanced PDF Manager.

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Step 3: Secure your PDF

Next, click the Protect option and type in the password you wish to use to secure your PDF with. Before clicking Protect to lock the PDF, be certain you remember the password or save it in a safe and secure place.

Note:We don’t force you to use any specific format for the password, but the longer and more complex the password, the better protected your PDF will be.

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Step 4: Save PDF

After adding the password, click on Save to apply changes. If you want to save it with a different name or at a different location, click on Save As > select the location > give an identifiable name and click Save.

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Step 5: Open Protected PDF

Now to confirm if the PDF is password protected or not, open the PDF. You will be asked to enter the password to access its content. That’s it; this is how you can password protect your PDF files with Advanced PDF Manager.

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