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Open PDF

PDFelement for Android provides multiple methods to open PDF files conveniently:

On This Device

  • Navigate to the "File" tab.
  • Choose the "On this Device" option.
  • A page displaying all local PDF documents will appear.
  • Tap on the file icon you want to open, and it will be imported into PDFelement for Android.
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Open local PDF


You can open PDF files stored on any computer as long as both your Android device and the computer are connected to the same WiFi network.

  • Select the "Computer" option.
  • A page with an address will be displayed.
open pdf from computer
  • Enter this address in the web browser on your computer.
  • You'll be directed to a webpage with an "Upload Files…" button.
  • Click the button to upload new files from your computer, making them accessible on your Android device.
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PDFelement Cloud

  • Select the "PDFelement Cloud" option.
  • Choose a file saved in Wondershare PDFelement Cloud.
  • Open the selected file directly in PDFelement for Android.
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Open PDF from PDFelement Cloud

Google Drive

  • Tap the "+" icon next to Google Drive.
  • Choose a Google account or add a new one for PDFelement integration.
  • After adding the account, select a PDF document from Google Drive to open it in PDFelement for Android.
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Open from Google Drive