How To Edit A Secured PDF Without Password (2024)

You can edit a secured PDF without the password by uploading the document here, confirming that you have the right to edit the file, and remove its password in order to edit it.
Last updated on:
December 29, 2023
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There is a way to unlock and edit a secured PDF – using an online software like ours.

Even though PDF documents were built so they couldn’t be edited, nowadays you can access a locked PDF and edit it if you don’t have the password to it.

In this guide, we’ll teach you how toe dit a secured PDF in a few clicks.

Out software is 100% free and it works in less than 10 seconds! First, let’s answer one of the most asked questions on this topic…

Is it possible to edit a secured PDF?

Yes, it is possible to edit a secured PDF with SignHouse. Upload your file for free, and our system will allow you to edit a document upon confirmation that you have access to editing the file.

When confirming that you’ve got the rights to access and edit the PDF, our system will remove the PDF’s password and allow you to edit it.

How to edit a PDF without password

You can edit a PDF without password by uploading it in our system, confirming that you have access to edit it, and remove its password. Then, edit the file.

Here are the four steps you need to take in order to make a secured PDF editable:

  1. Upload the secured PDF below;
  2. Confirm that you own the file (tick the box);
  3. Click the button to remove the password;
  4. Edit the PDF: Add or remove text, signatures etc;
  5. Download your edited PDF document.
How to edit a secured PDF file

After you remove the password of your secured PDF, a download of the unlocked PDF will begin. Then, you can edit the ex-secured PDF document.

You can also change a PDF’s password? at SignHouse. The process is absolutely the same as removing the password to edit the secured PDF:

  1. Upload the PDF;
  2. Add the new password;
  3. Type it again to confirm the password;
  4. Download the secured PDF.

We’ve got all sorts of PDF tools for all of your needs, from removing passwords to updating them, and even locking new documents.

That’s it for now. Thank you for reading our story on how to edit a secured PDF!

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