• Log into cPanel
  • Go to the Files section and click on the Directory Privacy icon


  • Select the directory you want to password protect and then you will see the Set Permissions screen appear. Here you can provide a name for the folder you're trying to protect.


  • Next, click on the checkbox labeled Password protect the directory. Makes sure you have a name for the folder you are going to protect.


  • Click on Save in order to save the name you have entered for the directory and option to password protect the directory.



   Next create a user to access the protected directory


  • Click Save in order to save the user that you have edited.