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Remove passwords from PDFs online easily for free. No size limits and no ad watermarks.

  • Unlock PDFs without sign-up or installation
  • Remove the password from your PDF in seconds
  • TLS encryption for secure document processing
Unlock PDFs Instantly
We can remove the password from your PDF files instantly. If you don't know the password and the file isn't strongly encrypted, we can also unlock your PDF.
Data Protection & Security First
Smallpdf uses TLS encryption in all processes. No data entered (like passwords) is stored on our servers. Your files are automatically deleted after one hour.
Unlock PDFs on Any Platform
As a cloud platform, we welcome Windows, Mac, or Linux, Android, or iOS users Smallpdf works on all systems, as long as there's an internet connection.
Unlock Almost Any PDF
If your file is protected with an owner password, we can unlock the PDF instantly. Strongly encrypted PDFs can only be unlocked with the correct passwords.
PDF Password Removal Made Easy
Unlocking a PDF is easy with Smallpdf. You just need to upload your PDF, enter the password (for strongly encrypted files), and download the unlocked PDF!

How To Unlock a PDF:

  1. Import or drag & drop your locked PDF file to our unlock tool.
  2. Type the password to unlock your PDF.
  3. Edit the PDF with our other tools if needed.
  4. Download or share your unlocked PDF when ready—done!
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