Technobezz

How to Change The Default PDF Reader In Windows 10

Windows 10 brought a brand new browser Microsoft Edge, which is the default program for opening the PDF files and also default web browser. This is one of the great things because we don’t need to install any other applications. But if the Edge is simply not enough for you, there are many options to choose from. This guide will show you how to change the default PDF reader in Windows 10.

You may also read: How To Add Contacts From Gmail, Outlook, And More To Windows 10’s Address Book

How to Change the Default PDF Reader in Windows 10

 

Changing the default PDF program in File Explorer

Locate your PDF file using File Explorer. Right-click on a file and open menu and then “Open with” and choose the application from the list. If there is no application that you want, use “Choose another app” for just one time or permanently choosing the option “Always use this app”. If  your desirable application still didn’t appear, go to “More apps” to find the app on your PC. If your app still not there, then click on “Look for another app on this PC” and when you find it, click “Open” and default app will be set.

www.howtogeek.com

www.howtogeek.com

 

Changing the default PDF program in Control Panel

Go to Control Panel and select Programs<Default programs and then “Associate a file type or protocol with a program” and wait until the list of all types of files appears. Scroll down until you see .pdf entry. Click on it and select “Change program” and if your program is not on the list, you can find it by clicking on “More apps” or “Look for another app on this PC” and when you find It click on the “Open” button to make it default. All procedures are short and easy to do.

www.howtogeek.com

www.howtogeek.com

 

Image Source: www.techworm.net

You may also read: How To Change A Pin In Your Account In Windows 10

More on this topic

Leave a Reply

Xiaomi redmi K20
Redmi K20 – The Much-Awaited Phone from Xiaomi to be Launched on May 28
pixel 3a XL
Unexpected Shutdowns in Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL Phones
Samsung Galaxy S10
Samsung Galaxy S11 Known by the Codename Picasso
Want to buy the best computer for AutoCAD? Check these out
Android Apple Gaming How To Internet iPhone Personal Computers Review Site review The Top Best
Can’t Send Or Receive Text Messages On IPhone – How To Fix It

  Every iPhone comes with the option to send iMessages (used...

How To Fix Xbox One Installation Stopped
How To Fix Xbox One Installation Stopped

A lot of users have complained that their Xbox One installation stopped...

Here’s How To Fix An Android Phone That Won’t Charge

So you’ve had a long day at work and you are...