How to turn on Bitlocker on Windows 8/8.1 Home?

I have Windows 8.1 Home edition, not Professional edition. I want to encrypt external drive with Bitlocker, how to enable Bitlocker on Windows 8.1 Home?

Windows 8/8.1 is same as Windows 7, Windows 8/8.1 Home doesn't support Bitlocker drive encryption. Although Microsoft doesn't open the Bitlocker drive encryption feature in Windows 8/8.1 Home, but there is a alternative way which can turn on Bitlocker drive encryption on Windows 8/8.1 Home edition.

M3 Bitlocker Loader for Windows is a free Bitlocker solution which can turn on Bitlocker drive encryption on Windows 8/8.1 Home and allow you to encrypt hard drive & external drive on Windows 8/8.1/10/7 Home editions.

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