Article ID : 00020332 / Last Modified : 03/29/2019Print

How to setup and use the Reader application.

    The Reader application is a Microsoft® application that allows you to view PDF files. Follow these steps to use the Reader application.

    1. Point to (but do not click) the lower-right or top-right corner of the screen, and then click to select the Search charm.Image

      NOTE: The Windows Logo + Q key combination will also take you to the Search screen.

    2. In the Search screen, in the Search field type Reader, and then click the Reader icon.
    3. In the Reader screen, click Browse.
    4. Browse to the location of the desired PDF file, click to select that file and click the Open button.
    5. The PDF file will open and allow you to view the content.


      • If you right-click in the PDF file, the following options will be available: 
        • Find (Search)
        • Two Page
        • One Page
        • Continuous
        • Save As
        • More
      • The default view will be as a Continuous page.
      • Click One page to view the PDF as a single page.
      • Click Two pages to view two pages at a time.