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lostsoul62
02-02-2018, 06:34 AM
Is there anyway I can put a password on my WD Passport?

CliveM
02-02-2018, 07:36 AM
Yes. If you google "Password protect an external drive" you will find plenty of how to information.

wratterus
02-02-2018, 08:41 AM
Pretty sure WD have their own software to do this - probably came with the drive. Think it's called SmartWare?

https://support.wdc.com/knowledgebase/answer.aspx?ID=3741

There you go.

1101
02-02-2018, 10:02 AM
Is there anyway I can put a password on my WD Passport?

keep in mind that it would make data recovery alot more difficult

so, make sure that drive isnt the only store for any data thats on it
ie , make sure anything on that drive is also on some other device

dugimodo
02-02-2018, 01:32 PM
Or you could put your files in a password protected zip file, not particularly secure but enough to keep out casual snoopers.

Never saw a need for it myself, I guess I'm just not that private of a person that I care enough to do it.