Managing files and folders

Opening files in Acrobat

Becasue Acrobat integrates with any Adobe DC app, other cloud storage solutions, other apps, and OS features such as the Files app, it’s easy to open PDFs in Acrobat from nearly any location. See Opening Files in Acrobat for details about opening files from:

  • Dropbox

  • Email

  • iOS Files app

  • Browsers

  • iBooks

File management

Rename files

From any file list, including Home, Files, and a list of search results:

  1. Tap overflowicon

  2. Tap renameicon

  3. Enter a name.

  4. Tap Rename.

Duplicate files

From any file list, including Home, Files, and a list of search results:

  1. Tap overflowicon

  2. Tap duplicateicon

The file is automatically duplicated with the same name and a (1). You can rename the file as you would any other file.

Move files

Acrobat only supports moving Document Cloud files. From a file list, including Files and a list of search results:

  1. Tap overflowicon

  2. Tap moveicon

  3. Tap a new location.

  4. Tap Move.

Deleting files

From any file list, including Home, Files, and a list of search results:

  1. Tap overflowicon

  2. Tap deleteicon

  3. Tap Delete to confirm the action.

Remove from Recent list

The Home view shows your most recently viewed files in chronological order. To remove files from the Recent file list:

  1. Tap overflowicon

  2. Tap clearsigicon

  3. Tap Remove to confirm the action.

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Saving files to the cloud

Cloud-based files are automatically saved to the cloud after you make a change. Local files can be manually uploaded.

To save a local file to the cloud:

  1. Go to your Files list.

  2. Tap Locations > On This iPad.

  3. Tap overflowicon

  4. Tap savetocloudicon

Folder management

Acrobat supports folder management for local files, Document Cloud, and Dropbox.

From the Files > Document Cloud view, tap overflowicon to the right of any folder to rename or delete it.

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Rename folders

From the Files > Document Cloud view:

  1. Tap overflowicon

  2. Tap renameicon

  3. Enter a name.

  4. Tap Rename.

Delete folders

From the Files > Document Cloud view:

  1. Tap overflowicon

  2. Tap deleteicon

  3. Tap Delete to confirm the action.

Create a new folder

From the Files > Document Cloud view:

  1. Tap plusicon

  2. Tap newfoldericon

  3. Enter a folder name.

  4. Tap Create.