How to Remove Password Protection from Secure PDF File on Android?

Permanently remove the pdf password protection from your secure .pdf file on the Android with this simple but effective guide.

Portable Document Format (PDF) files are the worlds most popular format for storing and sharing information data. The file format is used to present documents in a manner independent of application software, hardware, and operating systems.

Most of the PDF files for business and other confidential services may be protected with a password to secure the content from misuse or for the security of data.

Reading a secure PDF file without any password is not an easy task and the Apps or methods available use Trial and Error method to crack the passcode. The apps or websites generally use various combinations of passwords and try to unlock the PDF (if possible). This may take hours to few days.

One such app that claims to do the work is PDF Utility. There are many other websites and apps which also claim the same.

Today in this post I will tell you how you can remove password protection from any secure PDF file permanently so as to share it with any other user without any password hassle.

With this guide, you can only remove password protection from the file. So, you need to know the password so as to make the file secure free.

Note: Password protected files could be for legal use only. Using them for inappropriate means may put you in trouble.

Permanently Remove Password Protection from PDF

Step 1.

Download PDF Viewer from Google Play Store

Step 2.

Now locate the Secure PDF File and open it using the PDF Viewer.

Step 3.

Enter the Password for the secure file and open the file.

Enter the Password

Enter the Password

Step 4.

Now click on Three Dots or Menu button on the App.

Step 5.

Here click on the option named ‘Print’.

Print Option under Google PDF Viewer

Print Option under Google PDF Viewer

Step 6.

Once loaded you will see a PDF icon on the screen. Click it.

Step 7.

Now save the file at your desired location and also rename the file with .pdf format.

Step 8.

Cheers! The new file will now open directly without prompting you to enter the password.

Conclusion: I hope the post was helpful. Comment below if you wish to have any assistance from my side.

This tip is for information purpose only. Use it for fair use.

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3 Responses

  1. haradhan maity says:

    i forgot my pdf file password.
    now how to open it or
    how to crack/crash this password using any app

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