How to Protect Google Documents and PDF files in Google Drive

How to Protect Google Documents and PDF files in Google Drive 

In this post you will learn how to protect your Google Documents and PDF files in Google Drive. First you have to Download google PDF toolbox, A google drive addon that lets you password protect PDF files that are protected with a password in your  Google Drive. 


How to Password Protect PDF Files 

First you have to install PDF toolbox after installation you have allow necessary authorization. The app requires access to file you would like to protect and you have an option to send protected files as an email attachment to another user. then you have to select any PDF or Document in your Google Drive and then you have to expand Encrypt Pdf section then you have to enter a file output name then setup your password and then you have to verify whether the encrypted file should allow printing and comments.

Click the Encrypt button to create a PDF file that may ask you to enter your password to open.

How to unlock PDF files 

If you password protect PDF files in your Google Drive, then you can use PDF toolbox to remove password protection. The app will create a new copy of the PDF  files in your drive that will open without password. For that you have to select any locked PDF in Google Drive and then you have to open aa toolbox in the sidebar. Then expand Decrypt PDF section and type the password that you had set 

Click the Decrypt button give it couple of second to match password and if password matches, all protection will be removed from files and then you will get a password free files 


 

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