In this simple tutorial, I will show you how to remove password from PDF files using Google Chrome. Most times we get those password protected PDF files from banks when they are sending our monthly bank statements or credit card statements. They do this because it contain personal information and they do not want unauthorized people to open it. There are other places that does it but I’m just using bank as an example.
Sometimes, it can be annoying to enter password all the time when opening the PDF file. Do you think that you need some sophisticated software to remove the password from the PDF file? If so, do you think you need to pay money to remove the password? The answer is no. The password remover tool is right there in your face and you didn’t even noticed and that’s Google chrome.
How to Remove Password from PDF Files
Remove PDF password using Google Chrome
Google chrome has two built-in features that we can use to remove the password from the PDF file, PDF reader and PDF writer. We can combine them to remove password from any PDF files. Just follow these simple steps and you will be on your way to remove PDF passwords:
Step 1: Open your password protect PDF file in your Google Chrome browser. If that do not work try drag and drop it in your browser.
Step 2: Google chrome will now ask you to enter the password of the file. Enter the password and click “Submit” or press Enter to open the file.
Step 3: Then, choose Print from the “File” menu. If you do not see a File menu, look for the horizontal dots at the far top right-hand corner of your browser. Also, you can simple press “Ctrl + P” (Windows) or “Cmd + P” (Mac).
Step 4: On the left-hand side where destination is located, if your printer is selected, click “Change” and then click “Save as PDF“.
Step 5: Click “Save” and save it to any location you want.
This is one of the quickest way to remove password from PDF file and that is to use Google Chrome. Do you use any simpler method to remove password from PDF file? You can share it with us in the comment section. If you like my article on “How to Remove Password from PDF Files in Google Chrome”, kindly subscribe and like our Facebook page.