Sign in to Acrobat Web at https://documentcloud.adobe.com with your Adobe ID and password, or with your social (Facebook or Google) account.
You can quickly share a link to a PDF document with others for viewing. The document shared as a link opens in any browser, on any device. The document is stored securely in Adobe Document Cloud.
Recipients get an email with a link, and they can click the link to view the document in a browser; no sign-in required.
To set up reviews for your PDF documents, see Starting a PDF review online.
Steps to share a PDF:
Select a file you want to share by doing one of the following:
The sharing dialog box is displayed. Share the file using any one of the following methods:
An anonymous or public link makes the files accessible to anyone who clicks the link. Also, the detailed tracking information is not available for files shared using public links.
Click Get A Link.
If you want the recipients to review your document, select Allow Comments, else Deselect Allow Comments option, and then click Create Link. The selected files are uploaded to the Adobe Document Cloud and a public link is created.
Click Copy Link, and share the link with the recipients in an email.
The detailed tracking information is available for files shared using a personalized link to individuals.
Click Share With Others. Enter the email address of whoever you’d like to receive the file.
The Subject and Message fields are just like the ones you use for sending an email and appear to your recipients in the same way. Enter desired information.
If you want the recipients to review your document, select Allow Comments, else Deselect Allow Comments option, and then click Send. Your recipients get an email notifying them that the file is shared with them.
Recipients get an email notifying them that the file is shared with them. The email contains the Open button and a link to the shared document. Clicking the link or the button opens the document in a browser. Recipients can also download the document if necessary.
See the example screenshot below showing the email notification received by a recipient.
When the recipient views the file, you get a notification in Adobe Acrobat and an email. To view and track all the files shared for viewing, do the following:
In the top-menu bar of Adobe Acrobat home, click Document > Shared By You. All the files shared by you are displayed along with the following information:
To view the details of a file, select the file. In the right pane, you can perform any of the following actions:
Effective December 1st 2020, the tracking and notification feature will no longer apply to the download of shared files.
In the top menu bar of Adobe Acrobat home, click Document > Shared By You. Select the files you want to unshare or delete. In the right pane, do the following: