Can I enable/turn on BitLocker on Windows 10 Home?

Posted by Admin to Bitlocker for Windows Home on June 11th, 2018

I have Windows 10 Home edition, not Professional edition. Is there any way to install Bitlocker on Windows 10 Home, or do I have to upgrade to Windows 10 Professional?

Windows 10 is same as Windows 8 and Windows 8.1, Windows 10 Home doesn't support Bitlocker drive encryption. Although Microsoft doesn't open the Bitlocker drive encryption feature in Windows 10 Home, but there is a alternative way which can enable/install Bitlocker on Windows 10 Home edition.

M3 Bitlocker Loader for Windows is a free Bitlocker solution which can enable/turn on Bitlocker drive encryption and allow you to encrypt hard drive or USB flash drive on Windows Vista/7/8/10 home editions.

Tutorial to enable/turn on Bitlocker drive encryption on Windows 10 Home

Step 1: Download and install M3 Bitlocker Loader for Windows on Windows computer.

Step 2: Launch M3 Bitlocker Loader for Windows.

Step 3: Select the drive you want to encrypt.

M3 Bitlocker Loader for Windows home

Step 4: Click Encrypt.

Step 5: Enter the password and then click Next.

Enter the password

Step 6: Save the recovery key and then click Next.

Save the recovery key

Step 7: Start Bitlocker drive encryption on the specific drive in Windows 10 Home.

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