PDF documents are widely used for various purposes. They provide a secure way of sharing information and data. In some cases, PDF files need to be password protected to ensure that only authorized individuals can access them. However, there can be situations where you may need to remove the password from a PDF file. In this article, we will discuss how to remove password protection from a PDF on your iPhone.
Step 1: Open the PDF file
The first step is to open the PDF file on your iPhone. You can do this by tapping on the PDF file in your email or by using a file manager app on your iPhone.
Step 2: Enter the password
If the PDF file is password protected, you will be prompted to enter the password to open the file. Enter the password and tap on the “Done” button.
Once the PDF file is open, tap on the “Share” button located in the top-right corner of the screen. This will open a list of options to share the PDF file.
Step 4: Select “Print” option
From the list of options, select the “Print” option. This will open a new screen where you can select the printer to use to print the PDF file.
Step 5: Pinch out on the preview of the PDF
On the preview of the PDF file, use two fingers to pinch outwards. This will zoom in on the preview, and you will see a new set of options at the bottom of the screen.
Step 6: Select “Save to Files” option
From the new set of options, select the “Save to Files” option. This will open the Files app on your iPhone.
Step 7: Choose a location to save the file
In the Files app, choose a location to save the PDF file. You can choose to save it in iCloud Drive or on your iPhone’s local storage.
Step 8: Rename the PDF file
Before saving the file, you can rename it to a new name or keep the existing name. Once you have renamed the file, tap on the “Save” button.
Step 9: Open the saved PDF file
After saving the file, you can open the PDF file from the location where you saved it. The password protection will be removed, and you can now access the file without entering the password.
People Also Ask:
Q: Can I remove password protection from a PDF file on my iPhone without using any third-party apps?
A: Yes, you can remove password protection from a PDF file on your iPhone using the built-in Print function.
Q: Do I need to have access to the password to remove the password protection from a PDF file?
A: Yes, you need to have the password to remove the password protection from a PDF file. If you do not have the password, you cannot remove the password protection.