How to read PDFs on an iPhone.

Read your PDF files wherever you are. Learn how to open and read PDF documents directly on your iPhone.

With remote work and study increasingly common, sometimes you have to open and read PDFs on the go from a mobile device, like your iPhone. However, iPhones have limited support for PDF files straight out of the box. What to do? Use the versatile tools found with Adobe Acrobat Reader to easily open and read your PDFs.

Follow this simple tutorial to learn how to read PDFs on your iPhone.

Read any PDF file on an iPhone.

  1. Install the Acrobat Reader app from the App Store. Launch the app.
  2. On the bottom menu bar, select Files.
  3. Locate the file on your iPhone and select it.
  4. You can now scroll through and read your PDF.

Reading PDF files gets even easier as you use the app because it knows where your files are located. That means you can use Reader to open them right on your Home screen.

Up your PDF game directly on your iPhone.

After you’ve read your PDF, you may want to continue working on it. With Acrobat Reader, you can easily get more out of your PDF files. Add text comments, fill and sign forms, add bookmarks, and much more. Once you’re done, you can also share your PDFs straight from your iPhone.

You can also compress PDFs or convert them to other formats with Adobe Acrobat online services. It all works on your iPhone’s web browser.

Discover everything Acrobat Reader can do to help you work with your PDFs.