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How to Crack a Password Protected PDF file in 3 simple steps

PDF format is one of the most common used document format in today's times, commonly used across industries. Many document creators prefer to also protect the content of the document via a password option. So when a file is protected by a password then recipients must enter that same password before they can open the file and access its content.

However there are some paid software that promises to crack the any password protect PDF documents. Well, there are some simple methods as well which does the trick for free, one can give it a try. Here are the details..

To print a password protected PDF file permanently. This can be achieved in 3 simple steps.

Step 1. Go to drive.google.com and upload the secure PDF file.

Step 2. Now double-click the uploaded file inside Google Drive to open it inside the built-in file viewer.

Step 3. Click the “Print” icon in the preview window and the system print dialog will pop-up. You can now send the secure PDF to any of your printers without having to type the password


To unlock a password protected pdf file permanently. This too can be achieved in 3 simple steps.

Step 1. Upload the PDF file to Google Drive and double-click to open the file.

Step 2. Click the Print icon inside the Drive Previewer and the print window will pop-up.

Step 3. Press the Cancel button to close the print window and click the Down arrow to download the PDF file from Drive to your desktop.

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