N/APosted on - 11/28/2016
Hey, I just bought a Seagate2 TB external hard drive. I’m very cautious about it and the data contained in it. I came to know that you can password protect external hard drive. I don’t know how to do it. Please help me out.
Learn How To Password Protect External Hard Drive
You should first of all know that there’s difference between password protecting external hard drive and password protecting a folder in external hard drive. Mostly external hard drives come with a password encrypter but you can use third party software too.
To password protect external hard drive, You just have to following the following steps :
1. Download an encryption program.
2. Install it.
3. Plug in the external hard drive.
4. Open the software.
5. Select the option saying to create a new volume.
6. Type the password.
7. Format the drive.
8. Select it to encrypt it.
9. Type your password again to make sure you can access your drive.
I hope this works out for you.