Zip files are a great way to send across multiple files easily and via mail and other media. But, with the recent advent of Data Sniffers and security threats coming up, sometimes zip files are encrypted with a Password so that only the intended recipient can access and open the file. The bad thing is that Android natively doesn’t support extraction but it can be easily enabled by an app. So, in this tutorial we will cover How to unlock Password Protected zip files for extraction on Android so that you can open the files inside them.
Tutorial – How to Open & Extract password protected Zip files on Android
Now, navigate to the directory where you have stored your zip file. Generally it will be the “Download” directory in the “Internal Storage”
Now, after entering the password. Your Zip file will be easily unlocked!. Thus, you can now copy, move, open, edit , unlock the contents of the password protected zip files as shown in the following image –
That’s it you have now successfully unlocked an encrypted zip file on your Android device. This method works on all Android versions right from Kitkat, Lollipop, Marshmallow, Nougat and even Oreo too.