How You Can Unlock A PDF (2024)

You can unlock a locked PDF by uploading it here, ticking the box to confirm you have the rights to edit it, and removing the password.
Last updated on:
December 29, 2023
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You might be on this page because:

  • You have a locked PDF file;
  • And you want to remove its password;
  • Or simply to just unlock the PDF.

Whether you forgot the PDF’s password or you want to change it, you first need to get rid of it. That’s why we have a PDF unlock tool to help you.

We’re not going to waste any of your time, so let’s get at it.

Is it possible to unlock a locked PDF?

Yes, it is possible to unlock a locked PDF with SignHouse: upload your document, confirm that you have the rights to see and edit the file, and unlock it.

You can then edit the document or download it as it is.

How to remove lock from a PDF for free

How to unlock a locked PDF

You can unlock a PDF document for free by uploading it in our system and confirm that you have the rights to edit it. Then, click the button to unlock the file and save it.

Before you make any changes to the locked PDF, you first need to unlock it. Here are the steps you need to follow in order to get it right:

  1. Upload your file in the box below.
  2. Confirm that you have the rights to edit the file.
  3. Click the Unlock this PDF button.
  4. Download the PDF without its password.

If you then want to change the PDF’s password, we can help you with that. At SignHouse, we work with locking, unlocking, changing PDF passwords.

That’s it! Thank you for reading our story on how to unlock a locked PDF.

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