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How To Unlock PDF Online

Below we show how to decrypt a PDF file online.


Upload your files

Files are safely uploaded over an encrypted connection. Files stay secure. After processing, they are permanently deleted. Click 'Upload' and select files from your local computer.


Enter the password

When opening the document, users will be asked to provide the password. Enter the correct password of the pdf file.


Unlock Pdf

Click Decrypt PDF and then Download your Decrypted PDF.

FAQs on Unlock PDF

What does Decrypt PDF tool do?

The Decrypt PDF tool allows you to remove the encryption from a password-protected PDF file, making it accessible without the need for a password.

How does Decrypt PDF tool work?

The tool uses decryption algorithms to remove the encryption from the PDF file. It typically requires the user to provide the correct password for the encrypted PDF. Once the password is provided, the tool decrypts the file and removes the encryption, allowing you to access the PDF content.

Can the Decrypt PDF tool bypass strong encryption?

No, the Decrypt PDF tool is designed to remove standard encryption from PDF files that are protected with a password. It may not be able to bypass advanced encryption methods or remove encryption if you don't have the correct password.

Is the decrypted PDF file the same as the original file?

Yes, after successfully decrypting the PDF file, the resulting decrypted PDF should be the same as the original file, without any encryption or password protection. The content, formatting, and other elements should remain intact.

Can the Decrypt PDF tool decrypt all types of encryption?

The ability of the Decrypt PDF tool to decrypt encryption depends on the encryption algorithm and strength used in the PDF file. It may not be able to decrypt certain types of strong or advanced encryption methods. The tool is typically effective for standard password-based encryption.

Will decrypting a PDF file remove all security features?

Decrypting a PDF file typically removes the password-based encryption, but it may not remove other security features like digital signatures, watermarks, or restricted permissions. These security features may remain intact even after decryption.

Can decrypted PDF files be re-encrypted?

Yes, you can use our free Password Protect PDF tool to re-encrypt the file with a new password and apply other security measures as needed.

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