Getting Ready to Roll

Make sure to install Adobe Acrobat! The free version is perfect - no need to use Acrobat Pro:



When you click on a summary from the browser/your mail - there’s a good chance that it will open in a browser tab. Using the summary within a browser means that you will not get to enjoy all the features available! Make sure to open the summaries from within Acrobat.

Setting Acrobat Reader as default for opening PDFs:

  • Open Settings
  • Click on Apps
  • Click on Default apps
  • Click the "Choose default app by file type" option
  • Change the current default app for the PDF file format to Acrobat Reader


Quick Tip

You can use the "Set default by app" option to change the default app to open PDF documents

Now we need to ensure that PDFs open in Acrobat Reader and not in your web browser. See instructions below for the different web browsers.


  • Click on the three dots in the top-right corner, go to 'Settings', then 'Privacy and security', and 'Site Settings'
  • Under 'Additional content settings', select 'PDF documents', and select 'Download PDFs'
  • Your PDFs will now download directly, ready to open in Acrobat Reader


  • Click on the three dots in the top-right corner, choose 'Settings', then 'Cookies and site permissions'.
  • Scroll down to 'PDF documents' and toggle on the option to 'Always download PDFs'
  • This will send your PDFs straight to Acrobat Reader


  • In Firefox, click on the menu (3 bar icon on the right of the screen)
  • Select "Settings"
  • In the General panel, scroll down to the Applications section. Within the list, look for Portable Document Format (PDF) in the list
  • Click on the entry to select it. Then, on the right Action column - click on the arrow to change the state from "Open in Firefox" to "Save File"