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 world’s 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 the 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 in .pdf format.

Step 8.

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

Using Online PDF Unlock Tools

Strip your password-protected PDF file of its security if no strong encryption exists. Your PDF will be unlocked and ready for download within seconds. Just upload your file and the password will be removed from your PDF. You can receive the unlocked PDF by simply clicking download and you are good to go.

Just Upload the password-locked pdf enter the password and the pdf will be unlocked online by the site.

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

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

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Nikhil Azza
Nikhil is a Tech Blogger who sometimes loves to write real-life lore. He has been writing content for the past 8 years, with over 1K+ articles written on Android, Mac, iOS, Social Media, Cloud Storage, Software, and General Tech. Know More

6 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

    • Nikhil says:

      There is no such app which can do that, but you can try some black hack techniques.

    • Nikhil says:

      There is no such App but you can try some black hack techniques.

  2. Avim says:

    Second method works well but clearity decreases

  3. LUCKY says:

    Nice bro thanks

  4. Sophie says:

    This did not work for me. When I select print, I get an error message saying I cannot print the file because it is password protected.

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