Password Tools

In this section of the Secure Document feature, you can:

  • add a password to your PDF document
  • change the password of your PDF document
  • remove the password of your PDF document

Add Password

To add a password to your PDF document, follow these steps:

  1. In the Password tools section, click Add Password – this action opens the Add Password dialog box.
  2. On the Add Password dialog box, in the Password box, enter the password you want to add.
  3. On the Add Password dialog box, in the Confirm Password box, enter the password again, for confirmation.
  4. Click Add – this action adds the appropriate action on the selected changes list; the password will be added after you apply the changes.

Note: To close the Add Password dialog box without adding a password, click Cancel.

Change Password

To change the current password of your PDF document (if it has one), follow these steps:

  1. In the Password tools section, click Change Password – this action opens the Change Password dialog box.
  2. On the Change Password dialog box, in the Old Password box, enter the current password.
  3. On the Change Password dialog box, in the New Password box, enter the new password you want to add.
  4. On the Change Password dialog box, in the Confirm Password box, enter the new password again, for confirmation.
  5. Click Change – this action adds the appropriate action on the selected changes list; the password will be changed after you apply the changes.

Note: To close the Change Password dialog box without changing the password, click Cancel.

Remove Password

To remove the password of your PDF document (if it has one), follow these steps:

  1. In the Password tools section, click Remove Password – this action opens the Remove Password dialog box.
  2. On the Remove Password dialog box, in the Password box, enter the current password.
  3. Click Remove – this action adds the appropriate action on the selected changes list; the password will be removed after you apply the changes.

Note: To close the Remove Password dialog box without removing the password, click Cancel.