Password to open

When a password for opening is set, the document’s content is encrypted and cannot be viewed without the correct password.

If you encounter the enter password dialog (see below) when opening the document in Microsoft OneNote, it means that the document is password-protected.

Password Protected section
Protected section dialog

If an opening password is set, a strong encryption method is used, so the password generally cannot be recovered instantly. However, with OneNote Password Recovery’s unique methods, in most cases passwords are recovered very quickly.


To remove a known (or recovered) password for opening:


To protect specific sections of your notebook with a password:

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