Password Protect PDF

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Add security to your PDF in three easy steps. Upload your PDF file above and choose the desired password. Congrats! Your PDF file is ready for download. You can also save your file directly on online cloud storage account such as Google Drive, Microsoft OneDrive or Dropbox.

Safe and secure as usual uses the most secure encryption method to transfer your file to the servers where your PDF file is automatically deleted after password addition. If you wish to know more, check our privacy policy.

No platform barriers

PDFdoctor works across platforms and devices to ensure your convenience. Be it Android, Windows or iOS, we fit with everything on every laptop, tablet or smartphone.

Adding PDF password made simple

Drop your PDF above directly from Dropbox, Microsoft OneDrive or Google Drive or your device and wait for a second while we secure your PDF. That's it. The quality remains intact and you get the best experience.

Lock PDF without losing quality

We add password to your PDF files without losing on quality or content. You just need to drag and drop your file above and let engine do the rest.

Add password to PDF in one click

As PDF password protection is done by our secure servers on the cloud, you need not install any software for this process.


How to secure a PDF Document using password

  • puts strong encryption on your file while you can choose the password. The encryption is strong and will be unlocked only through password. knows how important it is for you to prevent unauthorized access of your PDF file. Hence, if you find any difficulty while adding PDF password to your file, write directly to us at and we will try to rectify it as soon as possible. Check out the process of adding password to your PDF-

  • Upload your PDF file above from your device or sync it from Google Drive, Microsoft One and Dropbox.

  • Set a strong password and confirm it again.

  • Congrats! Your PDF file is now secured with password.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Can I add password to PDF with this tool?

    Yes, you can easily add desired password to your PDF file on You can sync your document from your device or from your Google Drive or Dropbox and password protect your PDF files in one click.

  • Does this tool works on Android and Apple Iphone?

    Yes, works on Android mobile phones as well as on Iphone device and adds password to your PDF files so that you can share your files easily. You can also add password to your Google Document after converting and downloading it as PDF.

  • Can I protect a pdf from being shared or copied online?

    Yes, with everything is possible. Just upload your PDF file on and add password. This way, you can password protect your PDF file and only people with this password will be able to access your file.

  • How should I choose password for my PDF?

    The ideal password length is eight characters which should include atleast one upper case letter, one special character, one numerical. Also, do not share this password with anyone if you want your PDF file to stay protected or restricted.

  • Is password protected PDF ready to use?

    Yes, PDF protected with passwords are instantly available for download and are ready for sharing and uploading. You need to share the PDF password with the people you want to give access to.

  • How much time it takes to add password to PDF?

    It takes only few moments for to add password protection to your PDF. You just need to sync your document above, type the chosen password and wait for few seconds and then download it easily.