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Introduction

In this article, we will learn how to password protect and unlock PDF files by using PDF24 Creator offline software.

Why should you use Password Protect for PDF Files

For most businesses, PDF has become the standard way of sharing documents, and the PDF software helps to build documents that can be used as documentation, invoices, forms, memos, contacts, invoices, digital signatures, and many more.

In today’s world, data is the most important asset of the company, and they don’t want data leaks. Security of all the data is the top priority of any company, no matter how one uses the documents. Due to the nature of sharing documents with others, PDFs are always exposed to data leaks.

You should always password protect your confidential PDF documents. It will only allow authorized users to open, modify, and print the confidential information of your company.

Password Protect PDF by using PDF24 Creator

You can password protect confidential PDF files with the PDF24 Creator so that only authorized users can access them. Follow the below steps to password protect the PDF file.

1. Open the PDF24 Creator Toolbox and click “Protect PDF“.

2. Select the PDF files that you want to password protect or drag and drop them.

How to Password Protect and Unlock PDFs with PDF24 Creator

3. Specify a strong password and click Change Permissions to adjust PDF file permissions. You can also add multiple files. and then click “Protect PDF files.”

How to Password Protect and Unlock PDFs with PDF24 Creator

4. Click “Save” to save the password-protected PDF file.

How to Password Protect and Unlock PDFs with PDF24 Creator

Unlock Password Protected PDF Files by Using PDF24 Creator

If you decide that a passport protected PDF file does not require password protection anymore, you can easily remove it by following the below steps.

1. Click “Unlock PDF

2. Select a password-protected PDF file or drag and drop a file.

How to Password Protect and Unlock PDFs with PDF24 Creator

3. To remove the password click “Unlock“.

How to Password Protect and Unlock PDFs with PDF24 Creator

4. Specify the same password which you used to protect the PDF file and click “OK.”

5. Finally, click “Save” to save the unprotected PDF file.

Follow the instructions in the following article to organize and merge PDFs using the PDF24 Creator.

https://easytechhub.com/how-to-use-pdf24-creator-to-organize-and-merge-pdfs/

Conclusion

Companies always password protect their confidential PDF files so that only authorized users can access them. In this blog post, we learned how to password protect and remove the password from the PDF file.

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By Feroz Khan

Feroz Khan works as a system administrator with more than 12 years of experience in information technology. He would like to share the knowledge with others that he has gained during his working experience.

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