Unlock a PDF (Remove Password)

Unlock a PDF with this online software. Free tool that removes a passwords from PDF documents so you can access them with ease.
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Unlock a PDF (Remove Password)
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How to unlock PDF (without password)

To unlock a PDF document, upload a locked document in our password removing tool to confirm that you have rights to access the file, and then click the button to unlock the file. You don’t need the document’s password to unlock it.

There are three simple steps you need to follow in order to start editing a PDF file that is locked and you don’t have the password to. First of all, upload the document that you’re going to unlock – we first need to know the file that you want to remove the password of. Then, select the option to remove the password of that file, and save the changes.

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1. Upload the locked PDF

Select and upload the locked document whose password you wish to remove.

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2. Click to remove the password

Unlock the locked PDF document after confirming that you have rights to access it.

3. Download the unlocked PDF

Now that your PDF document has no password, download it in the click of a button.

Unlock & Edit a locked PDF for free

You can edit a locked PDF for free with SignHouse in the simple 3-step process: upload the locked PDF, confirm that you own the file, and download the unlocked PDF. If you're looking to remove the password of a locked PDF file, we're here to help. Our online software can help you unlock a document whose password you forgot so that you could access it again and keep on working with ease. Besides, you on't even need to pay anything or spend a lot of time on this - the whole process is freer and it takes less than 30 seconds of your time.

Disclaimer: our PDF password remove tool works only for documents that are not encrypted.

How to unlock a PDF without the password

Regain access to files

If at some point in the past you were using a PDF file and you locked it with a password and now you forgot the password, using our PDF unlock software is going to help you re-earn access back to that document.

Takes a few seconds

We're not here to hold you from working. Our online PDF password remover will get the job done in no more than 30 seconds. All that you have to do is just upload the file, click a button and save.

Update a password

After you've regained access to the locked PDF, you can update the document's password and re-lock it with a new combination to keep safe. If you just want to remove the password of a PDF, you can safely do it.

No need to pay for it

On top of everything, you don't even need to pay in order to use our online PDF password remover, as we believe that everybody should have free access to a tool like this. Free of charge - forever!

Why unlock a PDF with SignHouse?

Instead of saying that SignHouse is the best PDF password removing software, we'd like to show you the benefits of using our PDF unlocking method. Besides, the two greatest advantages of our software is that you don't even have to pay for it, and you can freely access it using your favourite devices.


You can use your phone, tablet, desktop computer, laptop, or any other device that you want. Our free PDF unlocking tool is optimized to work on all of your favourite platforms - no limits!

Respected privacy

To make it clear from the beginning: we're never going to look at your PDF documents or passwords, and we're never going to send them away without having your consent. Your data is safe and private.

Lock PDFs too

Alternatively, you can lock a PDF document with our app. We've got many PDF tools that allow you to customzie documents in any way that you need, from unlock to locking and updating PDF passwords.

We're always here

Encountering any issues with the PDF unlocking software? Get in touch with our live support team via live chat, by clicking the bubble in the bottom-right corner of this page. We're always here for you!

What they say about us

No-brainer pricing for a small business - or even big business, I reckon : - )

Tried the product. Worked like a charm. Never had any problem + the clean UI got us. Wish there would be more features, but I believe in the team behind.
Harsh G.
Founder, CEO
SignHouse has been nothing short of convenient, efficient and fast. Oh and top notch customer support too...

Couldn't ask for more!
Julie M.
Executive Administrative Assistant
SignHouse has made a big difference in the workflow of my business. Sure there are other, more mature e-signing platforms out there, but they are all convoluted and too focused on big, enterprise companies. It feels like SignHouse is on our side.
Michael B.
Photography Consultant
Getting documents to parents is significantly simpler now. However, even more importantly, parents aren't getting lost in the signing process anymore. 👍
Sandy T
SignHouse was AMAZING for what we needed. "Do one thing and do it well" - they've nailed that, as everyone is very happy with the product here.

Looking forward to seeing how the product develops, as the team is super ambitious.
Kate Gross
Manager at Fixthephoto.com
"Simpler, yet does the job better than most of the clunky eSignature software out there"
"SignHouse cut down on our signing processes by at least 50% - and we were using eSignature software before as well"
"I just never thought signing documents can ever become a pleasurable experience"

Frequently asked questions

Are your electronic signatures legal?

Our signatures are 100% legally binding, as SignHouse is built around US and International Laws concerning digital signatures. SignHouse eSignatures are on par with paper signatures, from a legal point of view!

Signing papers digitally started being equal to physical, handwritten signatures in the U.S. eSignature Act of 2000 (U.S. Federal Act) + the Uniform Electronic Transaction Act (UETA). As a consequence, laws in other countries have followed suit. SignHouse is built around these laws.

Are you adding an actual eSignature or just an image?

All signatures are a real, eSignature that is 100% legally binding.

We save important, relevant data (that can be used legally in all types of situations, including in courts) such as identifiable details of a person, IP addresses, etc, just so our electronic signatures can be as valid as digital signatures can get.

What about privacy and security?

SignHouse's signatures are secure for all kinds of businesses and companies. All our signatures happen on a secure, SSL-connected domain. Documents are not made public and unique keys are generated through SignHouse so that privacy and security are at the foundation of the documents on our platform.

How do my signees get to sign with SignHouse?

We've streamlined the signing process so that your signees can sign your documents with no hurdles at all — and with the smallest amount of steps required. It can take as little as 30 seconds! 

How do you compare to ______?

We have a generous free plan, so we highly encourage you to make the comparison yourself! It costs you nothing - and no hard feelings if you don't want to go with us.

We would really love to know what made you go with us or somebody else! If you could take a moment to write to us about that, we'd highly appreciate it.

What if I have more questions?

Then we're standing by to help. Contact us, and we'll do our best to help 🤗

What's different about SignHouse?

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