If you want to enable or disable Device Encryption in Windows 10, you can follow this step-by-step guide. This functionality is usually available on most 2-in-1 devices and tablets running Windows 10.
Required to enable Device Encryption
To enable Device Encryption in Windows 10, you must have:
- Trusted Platform Module V2.0
- Modern StandBy support
- UEFI firmware
The best way to check if your device meets all of these requirements is to use the System Information control panel . Here, you can find the missing pieces to enable this security feature.
Check Device encryption in System Information
To get started, look for “system information” in the Taskbar search box. When the results appear, click the Run as Administrator option .
Then, learn about Device Encryption Support . If the prerequisites are met, you can enable Device encryption.
Turn on Device encryption in Windows 10
To enable or disable Device encryption in Windows 10, follow these steps:
I to open Windows Settings.
2. Go to Update & Security .
3. Switch to Device encryption.
4. Click the Turn on button .
Details of how to do all these steps are as follows:
First, you need to open the Windows Settings control panel . So you can search for it in the search box on the Taskbar or you can press the keystrokes more than
I After opening the Taskbar , go to Update & Security .
Here, you can find an option called Device encryption. If Device encryption does not appear, this feature is not available to your system.
Now, on the right side, you will see an option named Turn on. Click this button to initiate Device encryption on your device. Once completed, it will begin encrypting all current as well as future files.