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Instructions and Help about Encrypt PDF

Sometimes we hear that someone got into somebody’s mailbox, hacked into a database or stole private account information. Any user of this or that cloud storage can pose a perfectly valid question: ‘Are my documents safe?’ or ‘What measures can I take to protect my sensitive information?’ Our answer to the first question is unconditionally affirmative, and if this is not enough, you can additionally protect your documents with two-factor authentication in your Encrypted folder. To activate the Encrypted folder, select it in MY BOX and enter your cell phone number.

You will immediately receive an activation code via text message. Enter the activation code and click Verify to create a password.

Create and confirm your password to open the folder.

To add documents to the Encrypted folder, drag them from any other folder. After you’ve finished working with your protected documents, close the Encrypted folder by clicking the key icon. It will also automatically lock after 10 minutes of inactivity.

To access the documents in the Encrypted folder, you will have to enter your password again.

To learn more about how to encrypt PDF documents online, please watch the following video:

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Don't worry. Very secure. Very secure. Very secure. Very secure. Don't worry. The first time you try to access PDF's in your browser, you are redirected to the default password protected mode. Most of our users don’t have any PDF, so this feature isn’t really that important. When a PDF is opened in your browser, it uses JavaScript to try to read the document using standard JavaScript. The browser tries to render and load a page on the server, it does it in real time (no waiting for a file to upload or download), and the page is cached so that the browser can see the same file in the browser the next time it is accessed. The main thing that stops that page from being instantly cached is the fact that the PDF file is protected by the browser's default passwords, like the default password of Gmail. When a PDF is opened in the browser, it is often the case that the browser is automatically set up to automatically change the browser's default password every month. After the last time you changed your password, or after some time passes that you can't remember what it is, the PDF is rendered by the browser, and then it is sent to the server for re-rendering or processing. If you need to change it, use your existing password, and if you just can’t remember it, consider using a password for your email account.. Print documents to PDF, PUB, B&W, A4, PDF, and Kindle formats, or use our multi-language PDF support, to create new PDFs in seconds.

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Yes. pdfFiller.com allows you to upload PDF direct from your computer. You can also choose to email the PDF into your account or upload the document using a URL.
Yes. You can upload a scanned PDF as long it in one of pdfFiller.com supported file formats. pdfFiller.com currently supports: .pdf, .doc, .docx, .ppt, .PPTX, and .txt.
To fill out a scanned document, begin by deselecting the current function you are using or just simply click anywhere on the document and begin to type. You can then drag and move the text to your desired location.
While you cannot password protect individual documents, the Encrypted Folder allows you to password protect its contents.
The Encrypted Folder, located in My Forms, is a folder that is secured with a unique password. This password is required to access the folder and its contents.
To activate, click Encrypted Folder in My Forms, enter your mobile phone number, and then enter the activation code you receive via text message. Then, simply create and confirm your unique password.
If you did not receive an activation code, click “Send the code again” at the bottom of the activation popup, and make sure your mobile phone number is entered correctly. Please keep in mind that the text message may take a few minutes to arrive.
To reset your Encrypted Folder password, click “Forgot your password?” at the bottom of the Encrypted Folder login popup. You'll be brought back to the authentication screen and asked to enter your mobile phone number again.
Your encrypted folder will automatically lock after 10 minutes of inactivity, 30 minutes of editing a document, or if you close pdfFiller in your browser. You can also click the key icon on the Encrypted Folder tab in My Forms.
Your Encrypted Folder password is created separately from your pdfFiller password. For security purposes we do not recommend using the same password for both pdfFiller and your Encrypted Folder.
The Encrypted Folder is accessible in the pdfFiller app, however it is currently NOT password protected.
Click the “Encrypted” button, input your password, and click “Add New Form.”
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