Get-BitLockerVolume is accessible with the help of BitLocker module. To configure BitLocker, go through this link.


Gets information about volumes that BitLocker can protect.


The Get-BitLockerVolume cmdlet gets information about volumes that BitLocker Drive Encryption can protect. You can specify a BitLocker volume by drive letter, followed by a colon (C:, E:). If you do not specify a drive letter, this cmdlet gets all volumes for the current computer.

You can use this cmdlet to get BitLocker volumes to use with other cmdlets, such as the Enable-BitLocker cmdlet or the Add-BitLockerKeyProtector cmdlet. You can also use this cmdlet to view the following information about a BitLocker volume:

— VolumeType. Data or Operating System.
— Mount Point. Drive letter.
— CapacityGB. Size of drive.
— VolumeStatus. Whether BitLocker currently protects some, all, or none of the data on the volume.
— Encryption Percentage. Percent of the volume protected by BitLocker.
— KeyProtector. Type of key protector or protectors.
— AutoUnlock Enabled. Whether BitLocker uses automatic unlocking for the volume.
— Protection Status. Whether BitLocker currently uses a key protector to encrypt the volume encryption key.



Specifies an array of drive letters. This cmdlet gets these BitLocker volumes.

Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByPropertyName, ByValue)
Accept wildcard characters:False


Get-BitLockerVolume [[-MountPoint] <String[]>] [<CommonParameters>]

—————–Example 1—————–
Get all BitLocker volumes
PS C:> Get-BitLockerVolume

   ComputerName: WIN-I5RVGI1N6GI

VolumeType      Mount CapacityGB VolumeStatus           Encryption KeyProtector              AutoU
                Point                                   Percentage                           nlock
----------      ----- ---------- ------------           ---------- ------------              -----
OperatingSystem C:         59.40 FullyDecrypted         0          {}                             

This command gets all the BitLocker volumes for the current computer.

You can check the Version, CommandType and Source of this cmdlet by giving below command.

Get-Command Get-BitLockerVolume

Get-Command Get-BitLockerVolume powershell script command cmdlet

You can also read about

  • Add-BitLockerKeyProtector
  • Enable-BitLocker
  • Enable-BitLockerAutoUnlock

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