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

1. Open a workbook.

2. On the File tab, click Save As.

3. Click Browse.

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

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

6. Reenter the password and click OK.

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

7. Enter a file name and click Save.

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

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