When you open a PDF, what menus appear will vary based on the file. Regular files (for example, those not part of a review) display an action menu at the top of the screen and a floating action bottom at the bottom.
Both the overflow icon () and floating action button open a context menu displaying additional options based on your service subscriptions. For example, both Organize Pages and Edit PDF require a subscription.
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:
For details about review workflows, see Sharing Files and Starting Reviews_.
Acrobat’s rich commenting features support sticky notes, highlight, crossout, underline, adding text, freehand draw, and adding text comments to any markup type. To comment a file:
Place your markup in the document.
You can also delete, edit, and reply to comments.
Sharing files is as simple as tapping and completing the share workflow. Sharing requires an internet connection.
Your file is automatically uploaded to Document Cloud so that it’s available on any device.
For details about sharing and review workflows, see Sharing Files and Starting Reviews.
Some files are automatically saved to the cloud, including:
Actions which require choosing Done, Save, and so on are saved when you exit that action.
You can save files stored on your device to the cloud:
Starring a file helps you keep track of important files. Once starred, a star appears next to the file in the locations you specify.
You can control the starred file location behavior with your Settings. For example, you can star a file on the cloud but not on your device.s
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
While you can’t open a PDF in another app directly from Acrobat, you can share links and file copies. To do so, use the Share method described above. If you don’t enter any email addresses prior to to choosing Create Link or Share a Copy, the app invokes your app list. You can then email the file, save a copy to Google Drive, or share the file with any supported app you’ve installed.
iPad users with a subscription to the edit service can modify PDF files. See Edit PDF for details about changing font styles, colors, size, alignment, and other features.
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
Tap pages and choose a tool.
You can undo and redo any action by tapping the icons in the upper right.
Log in to Document Cloud.
Open a non-shared PDF, and tap and then tap
Tap one or more pages.
To Do cards appear at the top of the Home screen whenever you receive a new review, share, or file to sign. Once you’ve completed the “To Do” action (viewed, signed, etc.), the card is removed from the list.
Tap the card to open the file.
Tap > Report Abuse to submit a report to Adobe.
Tap > Remove to permanently remove the card.
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.
Use the + and - buttons to set the number of copies to print.
Note that the printer must be AirDrop enabled. For more detail, see https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201387.
Enhance your PDF viewing experience with custom view mode settings. 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 scroll modes and/or Night Mode:
You can also keep the PDF screen from dimming by enabling your device’s screen brightness lock.
See Liquid Mode
When a file is open, a single tap or scrolling up changes the view to immersive mode. Immersive mode hide the menus so that you can see more of the document.