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Use our PDF password remover to unlock your document in a few seconds.

  • Unlock your PDF online
  • Remove the password from any .pdf file
  • Unprotect PDF documents in one click
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Unlock A PDF Online In Just One Click

Have you set a password to a PDF file and you don’t remember what it was? Don’t worry about it! With our tool, you can decrypt your document quickly and easily. This tool allows you to free a protected file, 100% online, without the need to download any software.

What’s more, once you remove the password, you’ll be able to use the other tools at your disposal on our website. Among other things, these allow you to rotate, sign, or repair PDFs. Give them a go - it’s simple!

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Unlock PDFs 100% Online

With our tool, you work completely in the cloud, meaning that you don’t have to download or install any type of third-party program. As such, this saves you time and effort, while also freeing up hard disk space on your device! This also ensures your device’s security.

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The PDF Unlocker You’ve Been Looking For

This tool, also known as ‘pdfunlock’, is designed for everyone, from beginners to experts. Learning how to use takes just a few seconds, thanks to its simple visual interface. In other words, whether it’s your first or your hundredth time, you’ll be able to use this PDF password remover in seconds and without any trouble.

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Unlocking A File Is Safe And Private

When you unblock PDFs on our website, your file remains secure and confidential from beginning to end. When you upload your document, it’s encrypted on our server, and once you’ve completed your task, we delete it from our server. With this in mind, if you need to open a protected document and you don’t have the password, this tool to unprotect it is a top option.

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Get A Clean Document, No Watermarks, No Advertising

We know it’s annoying for users to download files with watermarks or advertising. Hence, on our tool, we’ve decided not to include any ads or watermarks that may bother you. This way, you’ll get a clean document, ready to save, upload or send as you wish.

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Open A Protected PDF Wherever You Are

Another big benefit of this sort of online tool is that you can use it anywhere and on any device. Imagine you have to access a protected file right away and you don’t have the password to do so. In this case, in the past, you’d either have to contact the owner or download an app to open the file. That’s a whole lot of work! Fortunately, this task is now much easier, as you can unlock PDFs here with just an internet-connected device.

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Remove PDF Password Protection For Free

When you remove a file’s password on our website, it’s 100% free and you don’t have to register. Then, you can use our other tools to make further changes to your document, such as converting it to Word or JPG, rotating the file, or printing it

Step By Step: How To Use The PDF Password Remover

Unlocking PDF documents with this tool is very easy. If you’re wondering how to unsecure a PDF, follow these steps:

  1. Click on the "Select PDF files" button above.
  2. Then, choose the file you want to unblock and click on the "Open" button.
  3. Once you view the document on our platform, click on the "Unlock" button and wait for the file to be unlocked. It will be ready to download in a few seconds.

Other Options To Unlock PDF Online

Surely you’ve had a locked file that you needed to unlock in the past. If you have a Windows PC, you may already have noticed that there’s no native tool to do so. But this problem can be easily solved. In Windows, we can use Adobe Acrobat, since it includes a tool to unlock PDFs.The procedure to remove a document’s password is as follows:
  1. Open the file you need to unlock in Acrobat.
  2. Now it’s time to use the "Unlock" tool, which can be found by clicking: “Tools” > "Protection" > "Encode" > " Remove”.
  3. In the event that the document has an access password, you will have to click "OK" to remove it from the file. If it has a license password, you must type this in the "Enter password" box, and then double-click "OK."

Mac users have a very effective method to unlock PDFs. You just have to sign up for a Google email (Gmail) account. One of the main advantages of using this method is that it’s completely free. The steps to follow are:
  1. Once you have a Gmail account, open your Google Drive page and drag the protected file. This will upload it to the platform.
  2. With the file uploaded, double-click the file, then select the print icon (Cmd+P).
  3. Go to the "Destination" menu and then click "Change" > "View More...".
  4. Among the options available, you must choose "Save as PDF".
  5. That’s it! Now, you have an unlocked PDF on your Mac.

To unlock PDFs on Android, you have to download an app from the Google Play Store. To do this, search for the words "Unlock PDF". Of all the apps available, choose the one you like the most. Of course, we always recommend that you first look at the ratings and reviews before you choose.Once you’ve downloaded and installed your preferred app, follow the steps below to remove a PDF’s protection:
  1. First, open the selected PDF unlocker.
  2. Upload the document you want to unlock to the tool.
  3. Press the tool’s run button. Usually, it is called "Unblock PDF".

iPhone and iPad users can also download apps to unlock protected PDFs from the Apple store or the App Store. It’s important to first make sure that you have permission from the PDF’s author to unlock it, because if a document is protected, it’s usually because it’s sensitive material. These apps all usually work in a similar way:
  1. First, open the chosen application and upload the file to unlock.
  2. Once this is done, run the tool’s unlock process. There is usually a very visible button that says "Unlock PDF" or something similar.
  3. Download and save the resulting document to the desired folder.

After This, Our Users Also Need:


Once you’ve unlocked a PDF, you may find out that the document is upside-down, which makes it difficult to read. The solution to this is very simple. Just click on the following button:

Frequently Asked Questions About Unlocking PDFs

Yes, of course. The very moment you use our tool, you get an unlocked document, which you can then use with our other tools, and make the necessary changes to your file.

As long as it’s password-protected, yes. The problem is when a file is heavily encrypted. In such cases, you’ll have no choice but to get the correct password to unlock it. As a general rule, you can unlock most existing PDFs.

The answer is yes. When it comes to unlocking PDFs, it doesn’t matter whether the file includes text, images, or both at the same time, because you can still remove its password.

Unlocking these files is commonly done when you’ve lost or forgotten the password. However, other times, you do it because you’re the only person who’s working on the document, to work faster, you prefer to remove the password. It’s always quicker to use this tool than to find, within the menu, the way to deactivate the password.

The unlock time depends on the level of encryption and the password’s difficulty. As a general rule, the process takes a few seconds, so it won’t take much time to decrypt your files.

No! With our online tools, you’ll unlock your document just as well or better than if you were to install third-party software on your device. In addition, you get the benefit of not consuming your device’s resources or memory, which is an important advantage.

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