Windows 10 has set Microsoft Edge as the default PDF reader. Every time you open a .pdf file, it will open in Edge browser even if you have other options like Adobe Acrobat Reader or Foxit pdf reader installed. However, you can easily change the default PDF reader to an app of your choice in Windows 10. There are two ways you can change the default PDF application from Microsoft Edge to Acrobat Reader, Foxit Reader, or other options. The first method is through the “Default apps” option in Windows 10 system settings, and another is to use the “open with” option by right-clicking on the pdf file and turning on “Always use apps This is used to open PDF files ”. Here are the detailed steps for both methods of assigning any third-party PDF viewer as default in Windows 10: (Note:

Set default PDF viewer via the option “Open with”

  1. Click Start (Windows key)
  2. Click on “Settings” >> System >> Default Apps
  3. Scroll down and click “choose default apps by file type”
  4. Scroll down until you see the .pdf file type
  5. Click on the default app (probably Microsoft Edge if you’re a new Windows 10 user)
  6. From the list, you can now choose any pdf viewer you have installed on your computer.

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Step 3: Choose the default apps according to the file type.

Set default PDF viewer via the option “Open with”

  1. Right-click on any PDF file or ebook. Click “Open with”
  2. You will now see a list of applications you can choose from to open your PDF file but don’t click here.
  3. Choose “choose another app”
  4. If your installed PDF reader/viewer is in the list, click on it and turn on “ Always use this app to open .pdf files “.
  5. If you don’t see the PDF viewer app installed, select “More apps” and you’ll see more options.
  6. If you still can’t find the app you want to set as the default PDF viewer, scroll down and select “Look for another app on this PC”. You will have to browse to the PDF application installation location and select it or its shortcut.

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Step 5: More apps

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Step 6: Browse your computer to view PDF viewer applications

If you want to make Adobe Acrobat Reader your default PDF viewer, you can do it from the application. Open Adobe Reader. From the toolbar, go to “ edit “ >> preferences >> general . There you will find the option to make Acrobat Reader default PDF reader or writer in Windows 10.