How to read PDFs on Android.

Read PDFs wherever you go on your favorite Android device. This guide teaches you how to open and read PDFs on an Android.

When you work or study remotely on your Android device, inevitably you’ll have to read PDF files. However, Android has limited support for PDFs straight out of the box. That can make working with PDF documents challenging. The good news is that this problem has a simple solution.

Here’s how to read any PDF document on your favorite Android device with Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Open and read PDFs on Android.

  1. Download and install Acrobat Reader from the Google Play Store. Launch the app.
  2. On the bottom menu bar, select Files.
  3. Locate your PDF file on your Android and select it.
  4. Read your document. You can also adjust viewing and scrolling settings to your preferences.

After installation, you can open your documents directly from the Home screen anytime you launch Acrobat Reader.

Get more out of your PDFs.

You may also want to do more than just read PDFs. With Acrobat Reader, you can easily add sticky notes and text comments, mark up text, create bookmarks, and share PDF files. It also works with Adobe Acrobat online services where you can compress PDFs, convert them to other file formats (such as PDF to JPG), and much more.

Explore everything you can do with Acrobat Reader today.