How to set a password for a folder on Mac

Yes, but the data you store on your computer that you do not want others to see, the following simple trick will help you set a password for any Folder on Mac.

I will guide you to use the software available in Mac OS which is Disk Utility

– First click on LaunchPad

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Type Disk Utility and Click to open Disk Utility

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Look on the Menu on the top left hand of Disk Utility Select File>New vah choose Disk Image from Folder.

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Then select the folder where you want to set the password (here I choose the maclife_data folder) then Click Image

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The Save As window appears, you can reset the Name, choose Tag or not, Choose a storage location, Image Format (I usually choose Read/Write) and Encryption (choose 128 bits), and Click Save, as shown below.

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Here is the step to set a password for the newly created File. Remember to remove the Remember Password in my keychen stick, because if you stick it here, the next time you open it, it won’t ask for the password again (nor ^_^)

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Below is the Root Directory and File Image after setting the password. To open, you just need to double on the newly created File. Type in the password and you’re done!

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Good luck ——


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