Convert Office 365 documents to PDFs

Use the Create PDF Add-in to easily convert an Office 365 document to a high-quality PDF, and save the PDF to OneDrive or download it.

Supported browsers: Chrome, Edge Chromium, Safari, and Firefox.


Install Adobe Create PDF add-in from the Office store

  1. Sign in with your Office 365 account at

  2. Choose Word, Excel, or PowerPoint from the online apps list.

  3. Create a new or open an existing file for editing in a browser.

  4. Go to the INSERT menu and then click Add-ins.

    Insert Office Add-ins

  5. In the Office Add-ins dialog box, click STORE and then search for Adobe Acrobat for Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint using the search field on the upper-left. You see Adobe Acrobat for Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint in the search results. Click Add.

    Create PDF add-in in Office Add-ins store

  6. The add-in is now available on the Home ribbon.

Convert Word, PowerPoint, or Excel online files to PDFs

  1. Open the file for editing in a supported browser.

  2. On the Home ribbon, click Document Cloud.

    Create PDF add-in in the Home ribbion

  3. The Create PDF pane is displayed on the right. Click Convert.

    Create PDF pane

  4. If prompted, sign in with your Adobe ID and password.

    Sign in dialog box

  5. A progress bar is displayed while your file is converted to PDF. Once the conversion is complete, you see a confirmation message with the options to save the PDF to OneDrive or download it.

    Converted to PDF

    • Download: Choose this option to download the PDF.
    • Save to OneDrive: Choose this option to save the PDF to your OneDrive account.

    If you want to change anything in the file and regenerate the PDF, choose Start Over.

  6. To close the Create PDF pane, click the cross button at the upper-right corner of the pane.


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