In order to restrict access and prevent any unlawful use of sensitive information within the document, CovePDF allows you to password protect your PDF file.
To add a password protection to your PDF file, go to the Protect button in the Upper Toolbar.
In the Protect dialog, you can select one of the following options to add a password protection to the document:
- Password required to open the document.
- Password required to open attachments only.
In addition, the creator of the document can set restriction to certain features like printing, copying and editing.
The user who has permissions can reset the password protection at any time by clicking the Protect Button in the top toolbar, and then Reset All Protections.