How to Protect a Workbook

When sharing your work with others, people often protect the workbook for the security reason. Please follow the steps below to protect a workbook:

Step 1: Click the "File" Tab from the Ribbon;

Step 2: Click Info from the left navigation sidebar;

Step 3: Click Protect Workbook, then select "Encrypt with Password";

Step 4: In the Encrypt Document window, type in the password, then click OK;

Step 5: In the Confirm Password window, type in the password again to confirm, then click OK;

Step 6: The Protect Workbook button will be highlighted;

Step 7: Next time, when you open the file, you will need to enter the password.

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