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How to Remove a Password From a PDF File without Adobe Acrobat Reader

We all deal with a lot of PDF files in our day to day to life. PDFs are secure documents, so that no one can tamper with the original document.

Sometimes some PDF documents have to be password protected as an extra layer of security. You have to type in the password each time you open it. Tis simple task can be very much frustrating if you have to open that file multiple times a day and each time it asks to type in a password.

So, if you ever come across a PDF file that is password protected, and for some reason you want to remove that password protection from that file to ease your life or to open it frequently, we have a simple solution for that.

So how do you remove that extra security layer?

In this tutorial, we will be showing you how to remove a password from a PDF file in a matter of seconds. The process that follows is a piece of cake.

Easily remove a password from a PDF file: Step-by-step Guide

  1. Open up your web browser (Chrome, Mozilla, Edge etc.)
  2. Find the PDF whose password you wish to remove
  3. Drag and drop the PDF on your browser
  4. Type in the PDF’s password
  5. Click on the ‘Print’ button located in the top right hand corner
  6. Click ‘Save’
  7. Wait a few seconds for the PDF to download
  8. Done

The PDF that you have just downloaded is an exact copy of the original password-protected PDF, only without a password.

If you encounter any problems while trying out the above or have a recommendation to make, feel free to shoot a comment down below.

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