Put a password on a folder in different devices

When working on computer even you are not a programmer or a computer savvy you must understand and learn how to secure your computer files. Computer is a very powerful tools in making decisions and this could affect our entire life. Be careful with your important files because this might be the reason in putting you up and down. Data or information is the reason why computer is working in the way that you want. Meaning user or a people ware have the controls in every aspect of computer.

And this article might help you to consider in working safe with your computer files. We love collecting data or information in our computer because of this habit, You must be aware on how to make it safe and preserved. In this new era of technology you can work your files in different devices, Access your files any time and any where. And what important here is you will secure your files.

So lets get to the point how to put a password on a folder in different devices? It will matter the operating system of what device you are using like windows, OS X, IOS, Linux, android, and etc. I’m gonna demonstrate on this article using 7zip you can download here and winrar you can download here and install. Once you have successfully install it in your system, Follow the procedure below:

7zip Method:

  1. Go to your file or folder that you want to put a password.
  2. Right click the file or folder and select 7zip then Add to archive.
  3. Find encryption then type the password.
  4. check the checkbox encrypt file names below.
  5. click OK and wait until encryption completed.
  6. DONE!

Winrar Method:

  1. Go to your file or folder that you want to put a password.
  2. Right click the file or folder and select Add to archive.
  3. Click Advanced.
  4. Click Set password then type the password.
  5. check the checkbox encrypt file names below.
  6. click OK and wait until encryption completed.
  7. DONE!

For android, IOS and widows phone  download RAR or Winrar in the store.

  1. Just long press the file or folder that you are going to encrypt
  2.  select Add to archive
  3. select set password
  4. wait the encryption to completed
  5. DONE!

Example:

  • Original folder name: My files
  • After encryption folder name: My files.7z for using 7zip and My files.rar for using Winrar.
  • So you have two files now,the My files and My files.7z or My files.rar delete now the My files. My files.7z or My files.rar is now protected with a password, So every time you will open your files it required password to view.

Done!

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