Password protect an e-mail attachment

You cannot password protect an e-mail attachment in Outlook for Mac. If you want to password protect your attachments, you need to protect the individual files before you attach them to an e-mail message, and you can do this in Word for Mac 2011, Excel for Mac 2011, or PowerPoint for Mac 2011.

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Word document

Password protect a document in the Word for Mac 2011 Help

Excel workbooks and sheets

Protect a workbook or Protect a sheet in the Excel for Mac 2011 help

PowerPoint presentations

Password protect a presentation in the PowerPoint for Mac 2011 help

See also

Ways to protect your data in Outlook

About security in Outlook

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