Unlock PDF

With Soda PDF’s Unlock PDF, you can unlock PDF files in a flash. Our online unlock PDF tool will help unlock a PDF. Remove password from PDF files with ease. It's easy and free*

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Choose a file to unlock

Select the PDF to unlock: upload the PDF remove password file or files from your computer or from a cloud storage service such as Google Drive or Dropbox. You can also drop files directly from your computer. Drag-and-drop PDF files into the box from your computer to begin to remove password and unlock PDF.

Unlock the PDF password

Enter & use the password that was made to restrict access to the PDF file. If the password you entered matches the one created to lock the file, the PDF will unlock and remove all restrictions to the file. You will then be able to access the PDF file freely.

View and download

Once your file has been unlocked and the PDF password has been entered, access the file or files by: downloading to your computer, viewing the PDF in your browser, or having a link to your file (valid for 24 hours) emailed to you.


You control the level of protection within your document

Your document may have been protected using different types of password restrictions or security. Some protections restrict access to the document, or specifically to certain actions, such as preventing the extraction of pages or the edition of the content in the document. Others limit users' ability to create, insert, or delete pages. Password permissions within PDF only allow users to fill in forms and can prevent individuals without passwords from copying or printing text.


Remove PDF security

Our online PDF Password Remover tool allows you to lift password restrictions within your document to unlock your PDF.

Edit PDF documents

Share your PDF, or files, without sharing your password! Removing PDF password security allows you to share your PDF with someone else, without using your password, and can also be edited, either by yourself or by the people you send the PDF to or use other online tools to convert to PDF or convert from PDF.

Change permissions

Once you have removed password protections and edited your document, you can use our Soda PDF Protection tool from our full online application to add a new password or change permissions.

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