Microsoft Outlook 2007 is the email client that is the email communication package of Microsoft Office 2007. The Outlook 2007 also includes a contact’s manager, a calendar and a task list. These are the additional features of the Outlook program that makes it the most preferred email client all over the world. You may use these additional features to effectively manage your day. Another feature of Outlook is that it can be locked with a password, so that no one can access your mails.
An unauthorized user who does not know your Outlook password will not be able to access your files. The steps to set the Outlook password are explained below. You can get more details in the Outlook tech support module in the official web site of Microsoft.
Steps To Set Up the Outlook Password
- Open Outlook 2007 and click on the File tab that is located in the menu bar. From there, select Data File Management . Select those personal folder files (.pst) where you have to apply the password and lock them. Click on the Settings button. After that, click on the Change Password button. You will be taken to the Change Password dialog box.
- If you already have a password, enter it. Type the new password in the New Password box. In the Verify Password box, type the password again to confirm it and click on the OK button. Please take care not to check the Save this password in your password list option. This will enable the access to your Outlook password.
- After completing the above steps, close Outlook.
- Open the Outlook program again and try to access the personal folder files by clicking on the file in the Navigation Pane. If everything is okay, you will be asked to enter the password. If you enter the password correctly, you will get access to the personal folder files; otherwise, the personal file folder will not open.
Do take care to record the password in a secure place where no one else has access. You can refer to it if you forget the password. These are the simple and easy to follow steps to setup the password to lock the personal folder files in Outlook 2007. If you have any difficulty in following any of the above steps, you may contact our Outlook tech support team for further assistance.