Opening password-protected Word files

You can open password-protected Microsoft Word files in IBM® Connections Docs.


  1. Upload the Word file to My Files.
    Note: Only .doc files are supported. And only RC4 encryption method is supported. If the document is encrypted in other methods, it will be notified as unsupported encrypted file.
  2. Click the file name.
  3. Click Edit. Then a window opens for you to enter a password.
  4. Enter the password and click OK. The file opens in Connections Docs and is ready for you to edit.