How to remove a password from a PDF: 7 Steps

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How to remove a password from a PDF: 7 Steps
How to remove a password from a PDF: 7 Steps
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This wikiHow teaches you how to remove a password from a PDF using Google Chrome. You will have to know the password to remove it from the document.

Steps

Remove a Password from a PDF Step 1
Remove a Password from a PDF Step 1

Step 1. Open the PDF file in Chrome

If Chrome is your default program for viewing PDF files, double-click that file to open it in Chrome.

Remove a Password from a PDF Step 2
Remove a Password from a PDF Step 2

Step 2. Enter the password when prompted

You will need the current password to remove it from the document. This will open the file.

Remove a Password from a PDF Step 3
Remove a Password from a PDF Step 3

Step 3. Click the printer icon

This option is near the upper-right corner of Chrome. A list of print options will appear.

Remove a Password from a PDF Step 4
Remove a Password from a PDF Step 4

Step 4. Click Change…

This option is under ″ Destination ″.

Remove a Password from a PDF Step 5
Remove a Password from a PDF Step 5

Step 5. Select Save as PDF or Microsoft Print to PDF.

Options will vary by computer. This will take you back to the main Print screen.

Remove a Password from a PDF Step 6
Remove a Password from a PDF Step 6

Step 6. Click Print

The Save dialog will appear.

Remove a Password from a PDF Step 7
Remove a Password from a PDF Step 7

Step 7. Enter a file name and click Save

This will save the file again without the password protection feature.

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