Does BitLocker work in iPad running iPadOS?

Posted by Tim to BitLocker for Mac Tips on March 27th, 2020

Does BitLocker work in iPad Pro running iPadOS?

The answer is No. BitLocker is developed by Microsoft and has not implemented BitLocker for iPadOS.

Does BitLocker work on macOS or Mac OS X?

The answer is Yes. Although Microsoft has not implemented BitLocker for Mac version, but with the help of M3 BitLocker Loader for Mac, BitLocker works well on macOS and Mac OS X.

M3 BitLocker Loader for Mac is an easy-to-use app to read/write BitLocker drive on Mac and encrypt external drive on Mac.

M3 BitLocker Loader works on iPadOS? The answer is No.

Steps to encrypt external drive with M3 BitLocker Loader for Mac:

Step 1: Download, install and launch M3 BitLocker Loader for Mac on your Mac.

Step 2: Insert external drive (Such as USB drive, external hard drive) into your Mac, the file system of external drive must be NTFS, FAT32 or exFAT.

Step 3: Click "Encrypt" button in the toolbar.

M3 BitLocker Loader for Mac

Step 4: Select the partition which you want to encrypt and click Encrypt.

Encrypt drive with M3 BitLocker Loader for Mac

Step 5: Enter the password.

Step 6: Save the recovery key.

Step 7: Complete BitLocker drive encryption.

After BitLocker drive encryption completes, you can use M3 BitLocker Loader for Mac to open BitLocker drive on your Mac.

Steps to open BitLocker drive on Mac:

Step 1: Launch M3 BitLocker Loader for Mac.

Step 2: Insert a BitLocker drive into your Mac.

Mac BitLocker

Step 3: Select BitLocker drive and then click "Open" icon to continue.

Select BitLocker encrypted drive on Mac

Step 4: Enter the password (or 48-digit BitLocker recovery key) and then click "Unlock" to mount BitLocker drive.

Unlock BitLocker encrypted drive on Mac

Step 5: After mounting BitLocker drive, you can read and write BitLocker encrypted drive on your Mac.

Read/Write BitLocker encrypted drive on Mac

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