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Opening PDFs in Reader

To open a PDF:

  1. Get the PDF on your device via any application.
  2. Tap the PDF file or Preview from:
  3. When asked how to complete the action, Tap Adobe Reader. Depending on your OS, a double tap may bypass the Always|Just Once buttons.
  4. For certain OS versions, check Set as default.

Email

  1. Open the email with the PDF attachment.
  2. Tap Preview.
  3. When asked how to complete the action, choose Adobe Reader.
  4. Depending on your OS, you may see Always|Just Once buttons or Set as default. A double tap should open the document directly.

Chrome

  1. Tap on any search result that is a PDF.
  2. When asked how to complete the action, choose Adobe Reader.
  3. Depending on your OS, you may see Always|Just Once buttons or Set as default. A double tap should open the document directly.

File storage services

  1. Open your file sharing service. For example, Box.net, Dropbox, Google Drive, or SkyDrive.
  2. Select a PDF.
  3. When asked how to complete the action, choose Adobe Reader.
  4. Depending on your OS, you may see Always|Just Once buttons or Set as default. A double tap should open the document directly.