(Please note, the password used must be kept in a secure place and be communicated to the recipient. Decryption is not possible without the password set)

  1. iPages on Apple Mac

  1. Open the document you wish to protect
  2. Tap on the wrench icon to access “SETTINGS”
  3. Or go to File drop down menu and choose “SET PASSWORD”
  4. Choose “set password”, entering the password and a hint if you need to secure the document.
  5. When you save and close the document the preview is replaced with a lock icon indicating it has been password protected.

You can do this from remote on iCloud if you use this as your storage.

  1. Simply log into and open Pages app.
  2. Chose the Wrench Icon to access Settings and choose “SET PASSWORD”
  3. Confirm Password to secure the document
  1. Word Document Application on Apple Mac

  1. Click on Review
  2. Click on Protect document
  3. Enter Password for the document

For Older versions of Word for Apple Mac

  1. On Word Menu Click Preferences
  2. Under Personal Settings click Security
  3. In the Password to Open box, type the password then click OK
  4. In the Confirm Password dialog box, type password again and Click OK
  5. Click Save Icon
  1. Word Document Application on PC

  1. Click the File tab.
  2. Click Info.
  3. Click Protect Document, and then click Encrypt with Password.
  4. In the Encrypt Document box, type a password, and then click OK.
  5. In the Confirm Password box, type the password again, and then click OK.