We all have important information and some confidential data stored on our personal devices, be it our phones, tablets, hard disks, or pen drives.
We might not aspire to share that information with anyone at any given point. So, we have to hold our data protected in these manageable drives. Hence security becomes the key issue here.
That said, here we are giving you a simple trick to protect USB pen drive with a password. The feature is by default available in Windows operating system. You just have to follow these easy steps.
Step 1. Insert your USB pen drive into your computer. Now right click on the drive and select 'Turn on BitLocker'.
Step 2. Now click on 'Use password to protect the drive' and enter the password you want to set in both the password fields.
Step 3. Continue clicking on next buttons until 'save the key for future reference' comes.
Step 4. Now encryption process will start automatically and the drive will get secured with the password that you have set.
By this process, you will be comfortably secure the USB drive and save the data from being misused by any other persons. Whenever you insert the USB into a computer, a password will be required to access it.