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How Do I Remove Password Lock From PDF File?

What is the best way to convert a locked PDF file that I received (I was given the password) to an unlocked version?

So I don’t have to save this password to view the file in the future.
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Ben

Comments: 5 Responses to “How Do I Remove Password Lock From PDF File?”

    4 months ago

    Use File, Print. Then click the PDF button and save it as a PDF.

    Ben
    4 months ago

    When I try that, "Save as PDF" is greyed out.

    Ben
    4 months ago

    When I try to edit permissions for the document, I get the message to enter the owner password which I don't have.

    4 months ago

    Ben: Sounds like maybe the PDF has restricted printing permissions too then. May not be anything you can do unless you can get the creator of the document to send you an unprotected version. After all, those protections wouldn't be worth much if you could get around them easily.

    Ben
    4 months ago

    I seem to have found a work around. If I export the file as a new PDF, then in the options dialog, change Permissions and enter a new password, then click Export, I seem to get a new PDF that opens without needing a password.

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