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How Protect PDF Works

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Turn EasePDF Protect PDF online tool and upload the one you need to add a password to protect.
Add Password to PDF
Enter a password to protect PDF. You are required to confirm the password before saving the change.
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Finally, hit the "Protect PDF" icon and the PDF can be password protected. Just "Download" it from EasePDF.

More about Protect PDF Tool

Easy-to-grasp Function

The Protect PDF online tool provided by EasePDF is designed with the simplest process enabling users to password protect PDF within one shot. Everyone can master the way to use it with the least effort.

Smooth Processing Speed

EasePDF will process the password adding and downloading operation in a smooth way but with quick speed. Users don't need to wait for a long time but just within seconds to get the protected PDF files with passwords added.

Well Compatibility

EasePDF Protect PDF is developed to be compatible with all mainstream browsers. Hence, only with a web browser, and you can access the tool to add password to PDF files online on any device.

Advanced Encryption Tech

EasePDF highly values data security and it adds the 256-bit SSL Encryption tech for protecting all files. EasePDF will not keep the passwords you use to protect your PDF file for any purpose as well.

Auto Delete from Server

After uploading files to EasePDF server, EasePDF will help preserve them for 24 hours, and when expire, they would all be deleted. So your data and files are able to be protected strongly.

Cloud Connection

EasePDF Protect PDF is able to connect to Google Drive, Dropbox, and OneDrive, so users are able to preserve the protected PDFs on cloud for conveniently accessing them across platforms.

Why Choose EasePDF to Password Protect PDF Online?

A highlight of EasePDF online PDF Protector should be its flexibility, convenience, and simplified PDF password-adding process. Every user is able to password protect PDF online without going through the complicated process or installing extra software and extensions. Additionally, equipped with the security methods, smooth performance and high compatibility, EasePDF makes the process to protect PDF to be a simple but enjoyable task on any device. For registered EasePDF users, EasePDF also offers two free trials for experiencing the full features. Why not join and have a try?

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Frequently Asked Questions:

Q1. Can I change my PDF password after adding to it?
To change the password of your PDF file, you need to go to Unlock PDF tool for removing the password at first. Then come back to Protect PDF online tool and you can set a new password to it.
Q2. Will my PDF password be kept on the platform?
Absolutely no. EasePDF will not keep any user data, including the password you added to your password through Protect PDF tool. Also, your uploaded and created PDF will all be removed from EasePDF after 24 hours.
Q3. Can I add password to PDF for free?
For sure. For registered user, EasePDF provides 2 free times in every 24 hours to password protect PDF online. When you exceed 2 times, you only need to wait for 24 hours and the free trial chances will be refreshed. Otherwise, you would be required to upgrade to the Premium plan for unlocking the limitation.
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