Change or remove a presentation password

 Caution   When you create a password for a presentation, record the password and keep it in a secure place. If you lose the password, it cannot be retrieved and you will not be able open or gain access to the presentation.

Do any of the following:

ShowChange a presentation password

 Caution   When you change a password for a presentation, record the password and keep it in a secure place. Unfortunately, if you’ve misplaced or forgotten a password for an Office application, there is no way for Microsoft to recover it. Microsoft doesn’t store these passwords. You will not be able open or gain access to the presentation.

  1. Open the presentation that you want to change the password for.
  2. On the Review tab, under Protection, click Passwords.
  3. Under Password to open or Password to modify, click Change Password.
  4. In the New password box, type a password.
  5. In the Verify box, type the password again, and then click Change Password.
  6. Click OK.
  7. Click Save Save button.

ShowRemove a presentation password

A presentation can require a password to open it and another password to modify it. If the presentation is open, you can remove either or both passwords.

  1. Open the presentation that you want to remove the password for.
  2. On the Review tab, under Protection, click Passwords.
  3. Clear the following check boxes:
    • Encrypt this presentation and require a password to open
    • Require a password to modify this presentation
  4. Click OK, and then save the presentation.

See also

Password protect a presentation

 
 
Applies to:
PowerPoint for Mac 2011