Install Adobe Acrobat Reader

 

  1. Download Installer for your computer using the below links:
  2. Unzip the downloaded file or click the zipped downloaded file to unzip
  3. Double click on the installer in the unzipped folder

Configure Your Browser

 

Safari users

If you're using Safari, you are all set.

Google Chrome users (Mac and PC)

    1. Open Google Chrome.
    2. Copy this link and paste it onto a new tab in your browser chrome://settings/content/pdfDocuments?search=pdf






    1. Next to the setting Download PDF files instead of automatically opening them in Chrome, set the toggle switch to the on position.





  1. Close the Settings tab and now any PDF should be downloaded based on your choice in the previous step.

Mozilla Firefox users (Mac or PC)

    1. Open Mozilla Firefox.
    2. Copy this link and paste it onto a new tab in your browser: about:preferences#general






    1. In the search bar, search for pdf.
    2. Under Applications, look for the PDF section and click the icon.





  1. Select Save File from the drop-down menu.
  2. Close the settings page.

Configure Default PDF Reader

Set Adobe Acrobat Reader as Default PDF Reader for your Device

Follow the instructions for your chosen device (scroll down for Mac OS)

Windows

    1. Click here to download a Sample PDF
    2. Navigate to the PDF
    3. Right click on the downloaded PDF, and select Open With then select Choose another app
    1. A pop-up will appear that will let you choose a program.
    2. Select Adobe Acrobat Reader
    3. Then check the “Always use this app” link to make it permanent. From this window
  1. Click OK.
  2. To test it out, close adobe reader and reopen the pdf again. It should automatically open with Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Mac OS

    1. Click here to download a Sample PDF

    1. Navigate to the PDF in Finder


    1. Right click on the downloaded PDF, and select Get Info


    1. Then Select Adobe Acrobat Reader DC, under the Open with section


    1. Then Select the button Change All


    1. Select Continue


  1. To test it out, close adobe reader and reopen the pdf again. It should automatically open with Adobe Acrobat Reader.