Why can’t I remove my signature from PDF?

As we mention in depth in this article on how to remove a signature from a PDF:

  • Acrobat only allows you to remove your own signature. If it's your own signature and Adobe Acrobat doesn't allow that, you'll need to check "Identities & Trusted Certificates" in settings. Check out method 3 to see how to do that! 
  • The point of the PDF format is that it's hard to edit it. Ages ago, it used to be impossible, but then technology advanced to the point where it is possible, although with limited capabilities.
  • You might actually be able to remove your signature from a PDF — check out the methods we've described in that guide!
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