How to edit PDFs on your Android device from anywhere.

A person edits a PDF using an Android device atop a mountain.

Learn how to edit PDF files on the go using your Android device and an online service.

There are many reasons why you might need to edit PDFs quickly when you’re away from home or the office. With Adobe Acrobat online services, you can reply to comments on PDFs, mark up changes to a document, or easily correct forms — right from your Android device. There is a wide range of editing options in the Acrobat online tool, but there are even more options for all your work and life needs with Acrobat Pro. With the online tool, you can add text, highlight, draw, and comment. With Acrobat Pro, you can do all that — plus add images, insert page numbers or watermarks, and more.

Is there a native Android PDF editor?

Many Androids come with Office suites already installed, but that depends on the manufacturer. Many original equipment manufacturers have the license for the Office suites and editing tools. The Google Suite is another option that has been on Android phones for the past few versions. The Acrobat online tool can help make quick adjustments to your PDF on your browser. By downloading the free Adobe Reader app, you can copy PDF text and read through documents easily.

How to edit PDFs on an Android.

Follow the steps below, using any web browser, on your Android device and navigate to the edit PDFs online page on Acrobat online.

A person edits a PDF using an Android device atop a mountain.

  • To view the edit PDF page like the desktop site, tap the three vertical dots in the upper right-hand corner and select that option from the dropdown menu.
  • Tap “Select a file,” which will take you to your recent files to upload a PDF. You can grab files from anywhere your phone can connect to — internal storage, Google Drive, or your service cloud.
  • Sign in to make edits to your file using either an Adobe login or one of the other login methods, like Google or Apple.
  • Use the toolbar above your uploaded PDF to highlight, add text, freehand draw, or reply to comments.
  • Download your edited PDF file or share a link, which will let others see the edits online.

Use Adobe as your Android PDF editor.

The Acrobat online tool helps you transform your PDF quickly and accurately, just how you want it. The Acrobat Pro tool offers more smart and searchable features along with a wider array of customizable options.

Whether for work or personal use, the ability to edit PDFs on the go from your Android device is a convenient timesaver for you and those you collaborate with. Explore what more you can do with PDFs on your Android device using Adobe Acrobat online services today.