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To password protect a PDF, add a file to the tool (use the drag and drop mechanism or click the "Add file" button). Enter a password for the document, retype it again to avoid typos, press the "Protect PDF" button, and save the new protected file almost instantly.

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There's no need to install anything with this online PDF protection service. The uploaded files' privacy is maintained at the highest level and their contents are not used for any other purposes other than the protection ones.

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PDF Candy's online service is a great, free way to protect a PDF in just a few mouse clicks and at no cost at all. You can apply a password to your important documents without creating an account on this website or being subject to any hidden fees.