Open secured PDFs

If you receive a PDF that is protected by security features, you may need a password to open the document. Some protected documents have restrictions that prevent you from printing, editing, or copying content in the document. If a document has restricted features, any tools and menu items related to those features are dimmed.

 If a document is restricted or has a special status, the Security Settings button   or the Signatures button  appear to the left of the document window. Click the button to discover the protection settings and determine which features are restricted.

If you have trouble opening a PDF, or if you