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How to open Password protection for .pdf files and folders.

How to open Password protection for .pdf files and folders.

Ro8
New member | Level 2

How do I open Password protected zip  for .pdf file? I cannot see any link in the software that allows me to open the file.

Thanks!

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Re: How to open Password protection for .pdf files and folders.

Jay
Dropboxer
Hi there, if there’s password protection on the zip file, the Dropbox site or app won’t be able to open the file in question.

Hope this clarifies matters!

Jay
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Re: How to open Password protection for .pdf files and folders.

Rich
Super User II

To expand further on @Jay's reply, you'll need to download the PDF file to your computer or mobile device and open it in a stand-alone PDF application.

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Re: How to open Password protection for .pdf files and folders.

Jay
Dropboxer
Hi there, if there’s password protection on the zip file, the Dropbox site or app won’t be able to open the file in question.

Hope this clarifies matters!

Jay
Community Moderator @ Dropbox
dropbox.com/support


Heart Did this post help you? If so, please give it a Like below.
:arrows_counterclockwise: Still stuck? Ask me a question!
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Re: How to open Password protection for .pdf files and folders.

Rich
Super User II

To expand further on @Jay's reply, you'll need to download the PDF file to your computer or mobile device and open it in a stand-alone PDF application.

Re: How to open Password protection for .pdf files and folders.

Ro8
New member | Level 2
Thank you!

Re: How to open Password protection for .pdf files and folders.

eodio
New member | Level 2

I have a 7zip password protected folder with several also password protected pdf files with selective sync unchecked, (double protection and not in the Dropbox folder in my PC). I cannot open them with the dsektop app, buy they can be opened from my android smartphone without having to download, just download and install the RAR app from Google play. it works fine!! It's a pity that Dropbox doesn't provide this option for the Dropbox desktop App.

Re: How to open Password protection for .pdf files and folders.

LSE1
New member | Level 2

Thank you all. I have been spending hours trying to find out why I can not open the password protected files on my laptop while my phone can open them!! And my answer was here !! I searched the dropbox site for hours but no information there !!!

Thank you so much !

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