Mobile Link discontinued | Acrobat and Reader

On July 12 2016, Mobile Link will be discontinued in Acrobat and Reader. The feature will be removed from the user interface in the July 2016 update.

Read the FAQs below for more information. If you have additional questions, feel free to post in the community forum.


Links to your files are still available in the Recent Files list. Also, you can sign in to Adobe Document Cloud to see your uploaded files.

After Mobile Link is retired, files you view in Acrobat or Reader will no longer automatically upload to Adobe Document Cloud. However, your recent files will still be available, and you can still access them from your Recent Files list. PDFs you have stored in Document Cloud or other online storage partner sites will still be available, and you can access them from Acrobat or Reader.

Yes. Mobile Link will no longer automatically upload files you open in Acrobat or Reader, but you can still easily save and store files in Document Cloud. And you can access all your Document Cloud files on any device when you’re signed in to Acrobat or Reader.

You can use the Save to Document Cloud functionality in Acrobat or Reader to save any file to Document Cloud to make it available across devices. Files you save to Document Cloud this way will be shown in the Recent Files list in Acrobat or Reader across all signed-in devices.

The files in your Recent Files list will remain unchanged on July 12, 2016. PDFs that you have not viewed for 60 days are not considered recent, and will continue to expire from your Recent Files list.


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