How To Set Password on USB With and Without Using Software

How To Set Password on USB With and Without Using Software

How To Set Password on USB With and Without Using Software
How To Set Password on USB With and Without Using Software

Set a password on your USB to protect it from unauthorized access and protect your privacy and personal data from other easily with and without using any software in 2016


Do you use a USB? I know the answer is yes because it is a critical device for all computers as we cannot transfer our data from one computer to another without using a removable device like USB. Today with the increase of the technology privacy and security issues has been raised. If you have some private data in your USB, and you do not want to show this data to the other persons who have physical access to your USB then what can you do? I know you will try to set a password on your USB, but there is another problem with a password that it can be hacked very easily by using some simple tricks.

But do not worry the methods I am going to tell you is very easily and cannot be hacked easily. Here in this guide, I will describe two methods to set a password on your USB these are setting a password on your USB using software and without using software. So follow the both approaches below to save your USB and private data from unknown people.

How To Protect USB (Flash, Pen Drive) With Password Using Software

The method to protect your USB, Flash Drive, Pen Drive or whatever you say to this device is very simple, easy and uncomplicated and will take just 3-5 minutes to set a password on your device and you are done. Your USB will be protected by the password, and no one will be able to access that drive.

Steps To Protect USB Drive Without Using Software

Here in this method we will use the Windows own feature that is Bit Locker that is the best way to protect your USB with a password without using any software, follow the steps given below:-


Step 1. First of all, log into your computer where you want to do this process and plug-in your USB drive into the USB port of your computer.

How To Set Password on USB With and Without Using Software


Step 2. Right click on the USB Drive and select the Turn on BitLocker options. Bit Locker service will start initializing your selected drive. Wait for a while

How To Set Password on USB With and Without Using Software


Step 3. Put a tick on the Use a password to unlock the drive and enter the password for two times and click on the NEXT button.

How To Set Password on USB With and Without Using Software


Step 4. Now Bit Locker will ask you to save the Recover key to a file or print the Recovery Key select Save the recovery key to a file. Choose the location on where you want to save the recovery key you can also cancel at this point but I recommended to save the recovery file because if you forget your password, your USB will not get open.

How To Set Password on USB With and Without Using Software


Step 5. After you have successfully saved the recovery key to a file, click on the NEXT button. In the next window select START ENCRYPTION button and Bit Locker Will start the encrypting process wait until it completed the process and you are done.

How To Set Password on USB With and Without Using Software


So, this was a very straightforward and easy method to set a password on your USB drive without using any software; this lock is very sturdy as it cannot be opened or hacked easily so you can stay with comfort. If you think this method is not suitable, then you can also head towards to another method that is given below.

How To Protect USB Drive By Using Software

There are many software available on the internet for locking the USB Drives and other drives with passwords, but do you know most of the software present on the Google for free are either not waking or can be hacked easily by straightforward and easy steps. But do not worry the software here I am going to tell you is a perfect one for protecting your USB Drive with a password, cannot be hacked and is entirely free to use. Just follow the given steps to set password on USB Drives

Steps To Set Password And Protect USB Drives Using Software

Step 
1. You have to download the Wondershare USB Drive Encryption Software on your computer where you will perform the following steps.

Step 2. After you have completely downloaded the software, just install this on your computer.

Step 3. After installing the software just open it and insert your USB Drive in the USB port.

Step 4. Locate the USB in the software, select the volume of USB which you want to protect I recommended to choose the full size so that your full USB is protected and click on the install button at the lower right corner of the Window.

How To Set Password on USB With and Without Using Software


Step 5. Now you have to wait for some time, and Wondershare USB Drive Encryption will ask you for a username and password. Set a unique password for your USB Drive as only those persons will be able to access your USB, who knows you so they can Guess the password.

How To Set Password on USB With and Without Using Software


Step 6. Finally, click on the OK button and you are done. You have successfully set a password on your USB using Wondershare USB Drive Encryption software.

This was a straightforward and perfect software to set a password and protect your USBs from unauthorize access.



So, friends both of above methods was simple and easy ways to set passwords on your USB drive easily. You can also use software if you think there are problems with BitLockers and use BitLocker if you believe that there are something wrong with the software. Both of the methods are best, secure and working for you. If you encounter any problem, then feel free to ask me I am 24 hours ready to help you. If you like this, then please click on the Share button below and share this on your favorite social sites. Thank You For Your Best Time I TECH GYD
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