Download Protected PDF View only in Google Drive (Easy Method)

Sometimes you get google drive link of PDF Document and you suddenly notice it is not having download button. Yeah! Its Read Only PDF. That you supposed to not able to download.

But we are providing you a way, how you can download that too…

Follow The Steps –

  1. Open the Document in Google Docs
  2. Scroll Down to the end of the pdf, so all pages are loaded.
  3. Open Developer tools by simply pressing F12 or Right click anywhere on page & click on inspect.
  4. Paste the code below & hit enter.
  5. Now PDF will start downloading! 🙂

Code to Copy –

let jspdf = document.createElement(“script”); jspdf.onload = function () { let pdf = new jsPDF(); let elements = document.getElementsByTagName(“img”); for (let i in elements) { let img = elements[i]; console.log(“add img “, img); if (!/^blob:/.test(img.src)) { console.log(“invalid src”); continue; } let can = document.createElement(‘canvas’); let con = can.getContext(“2d”); can.width = img.width; can.height = img.height; con.drawImage(img, 0, 0, img.width, img.height); let imgData = can.toDataURL(“image/jpeg”, 1.0); pdf.addImage(imgData, ‘JPEG’, 0, 0); pdf.addPage(); } pdf.save(“download.pdf”); }; jspdf.src = ‘https://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/jspdf/1.5.3/jspdf.debug.js’; document.body.appendChild(jspdf);

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