How to use webmail in Acrobat XI or Reader

Learn how to email PDF via Gmail or email PDF via Yahoo directly within Acrobat XI or the free Reader.

By September 20, 2012

 



In this tutorial, learn how to email PDF via Gmail or email PDF via Yahoo directly within Acrobat XI or the free Reader.

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How to use webmail in Acrobat XI or Reader

Lori KassubaSeptember 20, 2012

Have you ever wanted to send an email from within Acrobat using a webmail account like Gmail or Yahoo?

Just follow these 5 simple steps, and you’ll be sharing your PDF files from Acrobat or Adobe Reader XI.

  1. Select Send File... from the File menu.
    You can also select the envelope icon from the toolbar.
  2. Choose your webmail program.
  3. Enter your email address and information (if necessary) and click OK and Continue.
    Enter your email address and information (if necessary) and click OK and Continue.
  4. Sign in to your webmail program and grant access to Acrobat.
  5. Open your drafts folder, address, and send the email message.

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3 comments

Adey moges

11, 2015-09-18 18, 2015

Thanks for the tutorial, very helpful.  but I am confused. do I enter my own email address or the email address I want to send the pdf to?
I entered my own email address and I checked my inbox, I couldn’t find my pdf though
thanks in advance for your help

Lori Kassuba

2, 2015-07-17 17, 2015

Hi Chiu,

Have you tried deleting the email account and re-creating it in Reader?
Do you have all the latest updates installed for Reader?

Thanks,
Lori

Chiu

1, 2015-07-16 16, 2015

Hi,
I have tried the steps to send via web mail (gmail account) but this error occured with this message

An error has occured in the script of this page
Line 0
Char 0
Error Script error
Code 0
Url https://ssl.gstatic.com/support/content/js/1436820082/hc-module_base.js

Do you want to continue running scripts on this page?

Stacy Sison

12, 2013-08-20 20, 2013

Go under ‘preferences’ and you can manage your account from there.

Nat

5, 2013-08-19 19, 2013

How do I delete a gmail from Adobe Reader?

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