Most people and organizations protect their documents with the help of passwords or in tandem with other encryption features. These passwords can lock a document from opening, printing, or editing. Unless you enter the correct password, you cannot access, print, or edit the PDF document. Providing the password each time you want to access can prove time-wasting and sucking. Fortunately, you can easily unlock PDF for editing with PDFelement. With the right tool, the issue of how to unlock PDF for editing will cease being problematic. In this article, we take you through a complete guide on how to unlock PDF for editing effectively.
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Run PDFelement on your device, then click the “Open files” button on the main interface to access the field explorer window. Select the PDF file that you want to unlock for editing and press the “Open” button. Alternatively, you can select the target PDF file and drag it onto the PDFelement window.
When the PDF file is uploaded to the PDFelement interface, you will be prompted to provide the password if it was protected by permission password. Enter the correct password in the password field to open the PDF document. Click “OK” to confirm the password and access the document.
Now that the document is open for editing, you can start to edit your PDF. Simply navigate to the “Edit” tab, then drag the “Edit” slider on the far right of the “Edit” drop-down options. To edit the PDF contents, just highlight and select desired edit options. You can change the font size, style, add texts, images, background, watermark, and links, among others. The edit options are plenty, and you can’t miss the desired editing option.
When you are satisfied with the editing, navigate to the “File” menu, then select “Save” to save the changes made to your PDF document.
To start with, tap the PDFelement icon to open the primary window. Once displayed, ignore other options and hit the “Open files” icon. Here, choose the PDF file that you want to unlock and hit the “Open” button. Alternatively, go to the PDF save location and drag it onto the PDFelement window. If you set the open password for PDF file, the program will prompt you to enter the password. Enter the correct password and confirm to access the PDF file.
With the PDF file now open, proceed to the toolbar and click the “Convert” tab. You should see several sub-menu icons. Since we want to convert our PDF to word, just ignore other options and click the “To Word” icon. The program will immediately open the “Save As” window. Select your desired output folder, file name and then click the “Save” button. The conversion process should immediately begin. Wait and monitor the process in the background. When the process is complete, hit the “Open” button. Finally, your new Word file opens on the Microsoft Word program.
With the Word file now open on Microsoft Word, proceed to edit using the Word edit options. For example, you can add a text box by navigating to "Insert" > "Text Box". Draw the text box in the preferred area and start typing desired texts. You can also perform other editing functions like adding links, shapes, comments, headers, footers, and charts. When done, hit the “Save” icon to effect the changes on your new Word document.