Use Adobe Document Cloud to store and share large files online. Easily upload files in Document Cloud and manage them from your computer or mobile device.

Sign in to Adobe Document Cloud

Visit the Document Cloud Home and sign in with your Adobe ID and password, or with your social (Facebook or Google) account.

In the sidebar, click Files. All your files and folders are displayed.   

Your files stored in Adobe Document Cloud
List of your files stored in Adobe Document Cloud

When you select a file, you see the available commands for the file based on its type. For example, when you select a PDF file, you see all commands except Create PDF. Similarly, when you select a folder, you see only the folder-specific commands, such as Rename, Move, Download, and Delete.

Upload files

Adobe Document Cloud offers several ways to upload files in the cloud. To add files, do one of the following:

  • In the Quick Start section of the Document Cloud Home, click Upload File. Select the file or files that you want to upload in the File Upload dialog box, and then click Open.

  • If you’re uploading files to a new or empty folder, open the folder and then click the File Upload icon in the upper-right corner of the application window. Drag files from your computer onto the application window.

A progress bar appears as Document Cloud uploads your files and scans them for viruses.

Upload files in a folder

Manage files

To rename a file

  1. Select the file and then click Rename in the right pane.
  2. Change the name and then click Save.

To download a file

  • Select the file and then click Download in the right pane.
Download a file

To move one or more files into another folder

  1. Select the files and then click Move in the right pane.
  2. Select an appropriate folder and then click the Move button.

If you want to create a folder, click the New Folder icon in the upper-right corner of the page. Provide a name for the folder, and then click the Create button.

To share one or more files

  1. Select the files and then click Share in the right pane.
  2. In the Share panel, you can choose to invite people to view or review the file.

For more information, see Share and Track PDFs online.

To delete one or more files

  1. Select the files and then click Delete in the right pane.
  2. Click the Continue button.

You can also select a folder to rename, move, or delete it.

Sort, filter, and search files

You can sort files by Name, Date Modified, Date Opened, Date Added, or Size

To search the files you’ve uploaded to Document Cloud, enter a keyword in the Search box at the top of the application window and then press the Enter key. You see a list of all stored documents that match your search criteria.

  1. Click Name in the header.

  2. Choose a filter from the Sort By pop-up menu.

    Sort files

Preview files

  1. To preview a file, select the file. A small preview appears in the right pane. You can also see information about the file, such as the type, modified date, and size.
    While in preview mode you can perform operations like delete, download, or rename the file using the tools in the right-pane.
  2. To see a larger preview of the file, click the file itself, to open it in full preview mode.
    While in full preview mode, you can export pdf or create pdf, fill and sign a PDF form, organize pages in a PDF, and send a document for signature. The options vary based on the selected document type.
  3. You can also share the document from the full preview mode by clicking the share file icon () in the top toolbar.
  4. The Heads Up Display appears at all times unless you have chosen to Undock  the HUD.
  5. To redock the HUD, mouse over the bottom portion of the preview and, when the HUD displays, click the Dock to Bottom icon .

To close a full preview and return to the file view, click the back arrow in the upper-left corner of the application window.

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