In today’s world, you want to make sure your device is secure and your data stays private. With Microsoft 365 and Windows 10, you have easy-to-use controls to keep what’s important safe and protected.

Sign in with Windows Hello

If your PC supports Windows Hello:

  1. Select Start > Settings.
  2. Select Accounts > Sign-in options.
  3. Select Set up under Face Recognition.

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What is Windows Hello?

Keep your computer secure at work

Restrict changes to files

Open a document you want to protect, then:

  1. Select File > Info.
  2. Select Protect Document.
  3. Choose how you want to protect the document.

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Stop sharing OneDrive files or folders or change permissions

Stay in control of your privacy

In Windows 10, you have control over what information you share with Microsoft.

  • Select Start > Settings > Privacy to get to your general privacy settings.
  • Different Windows features and apps have different settings. Select Learn more for more information about a setting.
  • Select Privacy dashboard to see activity data that is stored in the cloud. Here, you can:
    • Manage privacy settings for Microsoft products and services.
    • View and clear activity data that has been saved.
    • Create an archive of your personal data.
  • Go to for more information about how Microsoft collects and uses your data to improve your experiences.