There is no way to protect the data store of an Exchange account as you can for pst-file. The Exchange data store is an ost-file and doesn’t hold the ability to password protect it. Always prompt for credentials in outlook 2013, outlook 2016 or outlook 2010.
Set password to protect Outlook
To set the option to always prompt for login credentials, click on the More Settings… button in while still in your Exchange account settings and select the Security tab.
Follow the below steps:
Open outlook 2010, outlook 2013 or outlook 2016. Then click on file options and select an Account setting from the right side.
Double click on user account new wizard will get open.
Click on More setting, on the tab click on security select below screen.
Setting the option: Always prompt for login credentials.
Note: This option is not available when connecting to Exchange via the MAPI over HTTP protocol.
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I hope this will be helpful to Set a password to help protect your Outlook information in outlook 2016/2013.
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