This method involves using the toolbar and will work best for those familiar with Adobe Reader. However, novices can also grasp the process if they meticulously repeat the actions.
Start your Adobe Reader for Mac or Windows and upload your document. You can import your file either from a computer or external storage.
Choose Tools > Encrypt > Remove Protection.
If a document is password-protected from unauthorized reading, you need to click “OK” to ditch protection.
Right-click a password-protected PDF and choose Open with > Google Chrome.
You will see a pop-up window with the field where you need to enter a password to open a doc. Your PDF for reading will appear in a browser.
Find Printer Icon aimed at direct document printing. Usually, it is in the right upper corner.
In the window with settings, find Destination and choose Save as PDF. Besides, the program allows saving either a specific page or the whole file.
You can name your PDF and save it in the needed folder. Now you can open a file without entering a password in a free PDF Reader.
To view a file locked with a Document Open password, also known as a user password, you need to know the right combination. A permissions password, referred to as a master password, prevents unauthorized change of permissions configurations. Without entreting a code, you can’t print, tweak, or copy the text in a PDF.
By setting a password, you can hide your personal and sensitive data from prying eyes.
Yes, if it wasn’t initially password-protected. If it was, and you do not know the right combination, getting access to it will be problematic.
Unfortunately, the program does not allow retrieving the password used to secure your electronic signature. In this case, you need to remove your e-sign and make a new one.