downloading with tablet/phone I get file, which only has some . On my Android phone, one of them can be opened, the other cannot. I cannot read or save any documents from thd internet. I also have a S7 and cannot open PDF from email. . my Samsung cell or tablet the attachment doesn't read "PDF" or show the Adobe symbol.

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On your Samsung Galaxy tablet, there's nothing to downloading, other than links to PDF files, Microsoft Word documents, and other types of files that can't be . you use the Print option. Note: You can't save an Office file as a PDF from your iPad or iPhone. On your Android tablet or phone. Open the file that you want. Adobe Acrobat Reader is the most reliable, free global standard document management system available. View, edit, sign, and annotate PDF documents by .

If that is inaccessible then the apps mentioned below will tide you over until you find something better. If you are reading this then you have probably found yourself in need of a PDF reading app.

If you're in a hurry, scroll down to the end. In order to save myself some trouble next time around, I pulled together a list of 7 apps. All are free and can be downloaded from your web browser. Is this every PDF reader? Just the ones I could find easily and link to.

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I ended up getting the apps from only 2 sources. In total, I checked 7 sites. The other 5 had poorer selections and didn't have any app that I couldn't find at the first 2. I found Aldiko there, but it requires a later version of Android than i have on my Pandigital tablet.

If you can, you might want to look at the Android Market. I was disappointed with all the apps. None of the apps had any annotation abilities, support for table of contents, or a zoom setting that cropped the white space. I was also surprised that only one had text search.

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I have a 6 year old version of Adobe Reader for WinCE that could meet or beat all of the abilities of all of these apps. That's pathetic. If you have one then you might want to check it and see if it works for you.

I also didn't test anything that I couldn't find outside of the Android Market. DroidReader SlideMe, v1.

If you have you should clear its defaults for sure.

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This video may be of use to follow along. If you couldn't find the default applications settings it may be because you are on a different version of android if that's the case you may also be able to find under just "Applications" in the settings menu.

This then gave a choice after phone reboot of PDF Readers This is what worked for me. None of the other well meant suggestions worked.

In my case these instructions meant that I reverted to the older version of chrome that came with my tablet. When I clicked on a PDF file within that old version of chrome and was asked for my choice of viewer, I emphatically chose something non-Google, to be used every time. The step that I have to add to those instructions is that after following them I tried updating chrome to the latest version.

The new choice of PDF viewer is still in place. So long as I never return to the Google viewer I should be able to change my default viewer again.

Now download a PDF. While opening that file, you will get an option to pick your default PDF Viewer. Choose Adobe and tap on always open with. I too had this problem.

I use a Samsung note 2 and believe me the handset is not the issue nor is android. It was working fine. Then it stopped and for every pdf downloaded through google chrome app it displayed whole pdf in drive but after storing it just didn't open in any other pdf viewer..

Google is getting into a sick habit of giving so called updates to its apps and messing perfectly running things I tried a number of options previously used but none worked on getting chrome to use the default pdf viewer previously set on the device in my case, Foxit Then, opened file manager again, completed the process again and it worked to set Foxit as the default PDF app as far a chrome was concerned. I too was struck with this issue.

Google drive hijacks the downloads, and then Adobe wants 9.

Uninstalling any Google Drive updates and then disabling it will also solve the problem By clicking "Post Your Answer", you agree to our terms of service , privacy policy and cookie policy. The results are in! See what nearly 90, developers picked as their most loved, dreaded, and desired coding languages and more in the Developer Survey.

Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Ask Question. My phone's a Samsung S5. I'm using Chrome for it. Maglabe K.

Maglabe 69 1 1 5. Which OS version is it currently running?

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Note there is an app called google pdf viewer and a a function within drive called drive pdf viewer, wich are different. The first one can be unistalled in application manager.

Scroll down to the Launch by default section and tap the "Clear Defaults" button. Chahk Chahk For me, there's no separate PDF viewer app, and clearing defaults for the Drive doesn't help. I had the same problem using Firefox on Android - totally maddening - but fixed it. Shouldn't it be there in Chrome, under the hood somewhere? Kbarb Kbarb 61 1 2.

Similar to others.. To fix this in Nougat. Hope this helps. Kram Kram 11 1. I'm using a Google Pixel 2.

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Basomic Basomic 11 1. Edited the question for clarification. Maglabe Feb 7 '16 at 3: You can also just uninstall the update of Google drive from application settings.

Nick Holden Nick Holden 1. Not really.

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It would be nice if one could revert updates on downloaded apps from Application Manager, but our option is to uninstall completely on non-system apps. AaronGillion, for an S5, Google Drive is a system app.

Alex smith Alex smith 1.I couldn't find compatibility info on several apps so I don't know that they will work with earlier versions of Android.

Update: This post was written in late , a time when it was difficult to find a PDF app for a cheap Android tablet. That's pathetic. Tagged PDF files make it easier for screen readers and other assistive technologies to determine a logical reading order and navigation for the file as well allowing content reflow when using mobile phones. When finished, press the check box and your signature will be added to the PDF.

The Dropbox Android app requires an internet connection to open, preview, and upload or download files. That is no longer true. Adobe Reader If that doesn't work, try downloading a file manager such as ES File Explorer.

Download a PDF that won't open.