In this post, I will guide to you how to hide personal information in word 2016. It will hide writer’s name, date of writing, editing …
In the process of editing Word documents, when saving documents, Office always implicitly saves some text-related information such as: writer’s name, date of writing, editing … If the document is only use on your own computer, I guess you don’t have to worry about it. But if you share on the Internet and you want to keep your information private, you need to hide personal information in Word documents, therefore avoid letting other users know about.
How to hide personal information in Word 2016?
Step 1: Open Word. In File, go to Info, select Check for Issues -> Inspect Document.
Step 2: In the Document Inspector, check all the boxes in the dialog box. Then select Inspect to check the information of the Word document.
Step 3: Next, in Review the inspection results section, select Remove all to remove and hide the information of the Word document. Then you choose Close to close the window.
So with 3 very simple steps, you can remove and hide personal information in your Word file. With Word 2007 and Word 2013 files, you could just follow the same steps as above.
When sharing Office documents, the author and contact information you specify will automatically appear in all your Office documents, including those you share with others, unless you remove your personal information from the document. So, to help maintain a level of privacy, you can now edit or delete any contact and author information associated with Office documents.
That’s today’s knowledge, good luck!
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