When you open a PDF, the menus that appear will vary based on the file. Regular files (for example, those not part of a review) display an action menu at the top and floating action bottom at the bottom. Both the overflow icon () and floating action button |editicon.png) open a context menu displaying additional options based on your service subscriptions (For example, both Organize Pages and Create PDF require a subscription).
The user interface’s menu options vary based on the viewing context. The top menu bar, context menu options, and the floating action button change based on the nature of the currently displayed file:
Some files are automatically saved to the cloud, including:
Note that actions which require choosing Done, Save, and so on are saved to their original location.
You can save files stored on your device to the cloud:
From an unopened file:
From an opened file:
You can save files to any 3rd party connected storage Acrobat supports–not just Document Cloud, including shared and review files along with their comments.
Tap for any file.
Tap Save a Copy
Select a location.
Starring a file is similar to “favoriting” a file: Once starred, a star appears next to the file in the locations you specify. The star appears on all your devices, including your desktop.
You can control the starred file location behavior with your settings.
To star a file:
Open the file.
Open any context menu.
Tap . A star now appears next to the file in the locations specified by your Settings.
To unstar a file, open any context menu (usually by tapping ) and tap |unstaricon.png).
The Organize tool is a subscription service that supports rotating, reordering, and removing pages from files which have not been shared. Page level actions are blocked for shared and review files. To organize pages:
Log in to Document Cloud.
Open any file.
Tap and then tap
Select one or more pages, and choose a tool.
You can undo and redo any action by tapping and then .
Log in to Document Cloud.
Open a non-shared PDF, and tap and then tap
Tap one or more pages.
See Combine PDF
Printing uses your device’s printing capabilities. You can set up a printer ahead of time or at the time of printing.
Open a PDF.
Tap and then
In the Printer Options dialog, select a printer.
Set your printing preferences such as the number of copies, paper size, color, etc.
If no printer is found, you will be prompted to save the PDF to your device.
Enhance your PDF viewing experience with custom view mode settings.
You can choose to have pages scroll continuously or show one page at a time:
To set the view mode:
Tap anywhere in the PDF to show the tool bars if they are hidden.
Tap the view mode icon. The displayed icon represents the current view.
Tap one of the view modes.
You can also keep the PDF screen from dimming by enabling your device’s screen brightness lock.
The text reflows to fit the current view. Note that in Reading Mode, objects recognized as images display on their own line with the width limited to the screen width. Zoom is disabled, so parts of some images may appear off the screen.
The mode has a number of features which may enhance readability for some documents. Not all PDFs are compatible with Reading mode, and the feature is gradually phasing in over 2020 (and there not available to all users).
Use Night Mode to invert black and white in low light conditions to reduce eye strain and extend your battery life.
On devices with 7-8" screens and tablets, users can choose to show only the cover page on document open.
When a file is open, a single tap changes the view to immersive mode. Immersive mode hides the menus so that you can see more of the document.