Get rid of the hassle, here is how to remove password protection from a PDF file- quick guide

    Yes, you can remove the password from a PDF file. And here’s how to remove password from a PDF file in simple steps on your laptop and Android phone.
    By: HT TECH
    | Updated on: Sep 15 2022, 17:08 IST
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    1/6 Are you bored of seeing and using normal WhatsApp messaging format? The online messaging platform is providing you with the options to change the format of the text to Italic, Bold, Strikethrough and more. Want to try the new WhatsApp text format? Before that you need to know that once you change the style of the text, you will not be able to disable it. (HT_PRINT)
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    2/6 How to change WhatsApp text to Italic: In order to change the text inside your messages to Italic, you will have to place an underscore on both sides of the text. For example: _text_. (Reuters)
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    3/6 How to change WhatsApp text to Bold: If you want your text to be Bold, you need to place an asterisk on both sides of the text.For example- *text*. (Reuters)
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    4/6 How to change WhatsApp text to Strikethrough: To Strikethrough your message, you need to place a tilde on both sides of the text. Here is how- ~text~. (AP)
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    5/6 How to change WhatsApp text to Monospace: Now in order to monospace your message, you will have to place three backticks on both sides of the text like this```text```. (Pixabay)
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    6/6 You can also use an alternative method to change the format of the text inside WhatsApp message on Android and iPhone. Android users can change the format of WhatsApp text by tapping and holding the text they are entering in the text field, then choose Bold, Italic, or More. You need to tap More to choose Strikethrough or Monospace. While, if you are an iPhone user then you need to tap the text you are entering in the text field, then Select or Select All then B_I_U. After this, you will have to choose Bold, Italic, Strikethrough, or Monospace. (HT_Print)
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    Know how to remove password from a PDF file to access the document quickly. (Unsplash)

    A PDF file with password protection is a great way to protect confidential information while sharing it with others. You must have received document files from banks that are secured with a password, as these PDF files carry sensitive information. But these PDF files can be a hassle to access quickly especially if you have to ask someone for the password.

    However, fortunately, you can remove the password from PDF files in simple steps. You should note that, to remove the password from a PDF file you need to know the password in the first place. Here is a quick guide for you to remove passwords from PDF files on a laptop while using Adobe Acrobat or while using your Android phone. Let's begin.

    How to remove PDF password on a laptop using Adobe Acrobat

    1. First, open the PDF in Acrobat Pro software on your laptop or desktop and then choose Tools.
    2. Go to Encrypt and tap on Remove Security.
    3. In case, your document has a ‘Document Open' password, then tap on OK to remove it.
    4. Otherwise, if you need permissions for your password file, then you will have to provide the correct password in the box and continue while clicking OK.
    5. After that, the software will simply remove the password from the PDF document and you can access it simply without the need of password.

    How to remove PDF password on Android phone

    Step 1:

    In case you are using your Android phone to  remove PDF password, then open the PDF file using the built-in PDF viewer.

    Step 2:

    It will ask you to enter the password, do that and unlock the file.

    Step 3:

    Once you have opened the file, tap the menu icon and then go to the Share option. Click on the Print icon.

    Step 4:

    After that, confirm the destination as 'Print to PDF' to save the PDF file at a new place without a password. Save it in your phone’s internal storage and access it anytime.

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    First Published Date: 15 Sep, 17:08 IST
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