Add an encrypted text field to a form Only a user with configuration rights, such as an administrator, can add an encrypted text field to a form. Encrypted text fields are installed with the Encryption Support plugin. About this task Note: When you convert an existing field to an encrypted field, make sure the field length matches the max length of the encrypted field type. Procedure Configure a form. Create a new field and set the Type to Encrypted Text. Place the field where it should appear on the form. Click Save.