Password Protect Zip File Windows 10

How To Password Protect Zip File in Windows 10/8/7

Searching Online For “How To Password Protect Zip File in Windows 10/8/7. In this article we will discuss “how to add password in a zip file/folder“. So lets get started and learn how add extra layer protection on a zip file.

I am using WinRAR Software for add password on a folder. Because, its free and easy to use. It helps us to add powerful Compression & Protection Software for Windows Operating System. So Friends, Read the Full Article or Watch the Full Video to Know More.

Easy Steps to Password Protect Zip File in Windows 10/8/7

Here is a step by step guide video for you. Watch and learn how to protect folder and files with Password. lets learn and boom chick chick boom.

Step 1: Download and Install WinRAR


To Create a Password Protected Zip File. Download and Install WinRAR on Your Windows 10/8/7 PC. If You have already installed WinRAR on Your PC. Then, Skip This Step.

Download WinRAR

Step 2: Select Files/Folder to Protect With Password

select files and folders

Select All The Files and Folders, Which You Want to Protect with Password. So, That No One Stole Your Secret Files.

Step 3: Right Click On Selected Files/Folders

Right click on folder or file

Right Click on the Selected Files, Where You Want to Add Password in Zip File. Then Click “Add to Archive” Button. So that the Archive Setting Window will Open. It’s Very Easy and Simple to do it. Just Follow the Easy Steps.

Step 4: Select Archive Format & Rename File

Rename, Select Archive Format

Change the Archive Name Eg. (Tech2Charge). Then Select the Archive Format. I Suggest You to Use ZIP Format. Because it Supports all the Softwares and Operating Systems. After that Click “Set Password” to Open Password Setup Window.

Note: Click the Browse Button to Select Your Destination Folder to Save the Zip/RAR File.

Step 5: Password Setup

Password Setup

In the Password Setup Windows. Enter Your Best Critical Password in the Password Box. The Check Mark the “Encrypt File Names” Box.

After that Click “OK” to Continue to the Next Step. Always Use Easy to Remember Passwords. So, That You Will Never Forget the Password.

Step 6: Password Setup Finished

Password Setup Finished

Hurray !!

The Password Setup Completed Successfully. Just Click “OK” to Process the Compression and Your ZIP/RAR file will be Saved on Your Selected Destination Folder.

Step 7: Password Protection Zip File Created Successfully

Password Protection Started

Finally, After Doing all the Hard Work and Smart Work. Our Password Protect Zip File is Created Successfully. So Let’s do Some Fun Work by Testing The Zip File is Asking Password or Not, While Opening The Compressed File.

Simple Steps to Check Password Protected Zip/RAR File

To Check a Zip/RAR File Password Protection. We Need a Zip/RAR File. So, Friends, In the Previous Method We are Already Created a Zip File in Our PC. So let’s Check that file.

Enter Password in Zip File

Double Click The File to Open. If The WinRAR App is Asking Password. Then All Your Process and Work is Successfully Completed. So, Friends, This is the Basic Step to Check a File (Password Protected or Not).

After Opening The Password Protect Zip File Will Look Like This Shown Below.

Password Protect Zip File Ready to Use


The World is Now in Your Fingertip. You Can Use it as Your Choice (Positive/Negative). Some Files are Really Important and Secret For Other. So, We Need to Protect Them With Passwords. In this Tutorial We Know How To “Password Protect Zip File Windows 10” Easily Doing Some Simple Steps. I Hope This Article will Help You. Please Share This Article With Your Friends and Family and Let Them Know About This Topic. Thanks for Reading Our Article.

Related Posts

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *