How to a Unlock Bitlocker Encrypted Drive in Windows with BitLocker Anywhere?

Updated on August 15, 2023 by Admin to BitLocker for Windows Home

When a BitLocker encrypted drive is connected to a computer, it is locked by default (unless you have auto-unlock turned on for the drive on that computer), and you must enter the password or BitLocker recovery key to access files stored on the drive. We can double click on the icon of the drive in Windows Explorer and enter the password or recovery key to unlock it, here we will talk about how to unlock a Bitlocker encrypted drive with Hasleo BitLocker Anywhere For Windows.

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Tutorial to Unlock a Bitlocker Encrypted Drive in Windows with Hasleo BitLocker Anywhere For Windows.

Step 1. Download and install Hasleo BitLocker Anywhere.

Step 2. Launch Hasleo BitLocker Anywhere, right-click the BitLocker encrypted drive you want to unlock, then click "Unlock Drive".

select BitLocker encrypted drive to unlock


Step 3. Enter the password or recovery key, then click "Unlock" button to unlock the drive.

unlock bitlocker encrypted drive

  • Automatically unlock on this computer: Automatically unlock the BitLocker drive every time you sign in to your user account.
  • Save credential in Credential Manager: Allows you to save the access credential in Windows Credential Manager, so you don't need to enter it again the next time you access the drive. Windows Credential Manager is the digital locker where Windows stores the sign-in information for websites, apps, and networks. If you are not familiar with or trust the Windows Credential Manager, don't check this option.


Step 4. When the operation completes successfully, the drive is unlocked.

drive has been successfully unlocked


As a professional BitLocker solution for Windows, you can use it not only to unlock a BitLocker encrypted drive, but also to lock a BitLocker encrypted drive, encrypt a drive with BitLocker, or decrypt a BitLocker encrypted drive.