How to protect your Mac using FileVault 2 [ Easy Guide ]

Everyone wants to keep their PC, Laptops, Mac’s, Cell Phone and their mails to be secure. It’s a good thing to have safety precautions beforehand, well today I will tell you how you can protect your Mac Using FileVault 2. It isn’t a third party app and you don’t have to download it from an App Store. FireVault 2 is sort of built-in Function added in OS X Lion 10.7 or later. Here is how you can enable it.

FileVault 2 on Mac /©Techbeasts

FileVault 2 on Mac /©Techbeasts

How to Enable and Protect your Mac using FileVault 2:

  • Click on the  menu.
  • Then Select System Preferences.
  • Click on Security & Privacy.
  • Here you’ll get 4 tabs General, File Vault, Firewall and Privacy. Select File Vault.
  • Now click on Padlock located on the lower left corner.
  • Now enter your system password and enable the FileVault.
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Enter Password to Unlock ©Techbeasts

  • After you enable the FileVault you’ll be provided with a recovery key. Save it somewhere you can easily find so that if anything goes wrong, recovery key is the only thing that can get you the access back.
  • Now restart your Macbook, activate FileVault and begin the encryption process.

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