Protect Excell Work

Encrypt an Excel file with a password so that it requires a password to open it.

1. Open a workbook.

2. On the green File tab, click Save As.

Click Save As|

3. Click on the Tools button and click General Options.

Tools, General Options

4. In the Password to open box, enter a password and click OK.

Enter a Password

5. Reenter the password and click OK.

Reenter the Password

Note: this feature also encrypts your Excel file. If you lose or forget the password, it cannot be recovered.

6. Enter a file name and click Save.

Click Save

It requires a password to open this Excel file now. The password for the downloadable Excel file is “easy”.