How to remove password from PDF file on iPhone and iPad

How to remove password from PDF file on iPhone and iPad

We often receive password-protected PDF files, especially for sensitive data relating to our bank accounts or the workplace. It can be quite annoying as they generally come along with long-tail passwords that are hard to remember. Thus, making it difficult to access them easily.

So if you want to learn how you can remove the password from your PDF file on iPhone and iPad, this article has you covered. Let’s get started!

How to remove password protection from pdf on iPhone and iPad

There is no direct way to remove your PDF password on your iPhone or iPad. However, there are multiple third-party apps to do so.

I tried multiple apps and found the best option for you! Apps such as Adobe Acrobat Reader and PDF Export will do the work for you. However, PDF Element is the easiest. Hence, I will be using it to illustrate how you can remove your PDF passwords.

After installing PDF Element from the App Store, follow the below steps.

  1. Open PDF Element on iPhone.
  2. Tap Agree to start using the app.
    The Files section will pop up.

    Install PDF Element and Tap Agree on iPhone
  3. Tap the + icon to choose the desired file to import it to the app.

    Tap Plus icon and Select Password Protected PDF
  4. Open the file and enter the password to unlock the document.

    Add your PDF Password and Unlock in PDF Element iOS app
  5. Tap three dots at the screen’s top right.
  6. Tap Remove Password.
  7. A message saying removed password successfully will display.

    Remove password from PDF files on iPhone

Rather than removing the password, you can simply change it to keep the document handy while also preventing others from accessing it!

How to change your PDF password on iPhone or iPad

  1. Tap the + icon to choose the desired file to import it to the app.
    Open the file and enter the password once to unlock the document.
  2. Tap three dots at the screen’s top right.
  3. Tap the Change Password option.
  4. Enter the New password and tap Change.
  5. A message saying password changed successfully will pop up.

    Change your PDF password on iPhone

That’s it! You have changed your PDF file password successfully.

This is how you can remove and change the PDF password on the iPhone or iPad and access the PDF file easily without the time-consuming process of entering a password. You can change, reset and remove your password as and when you want.

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