How to Enable the Hidden PDF Viewer in Edge Browser for Android

While the Edge browser is not as common as Google Chrome, it’s still accumulating many features recently. Microsoft Edge is available for desktop and mobile operating systems like Google Chrome.

We have helpful information if you usually use Microsoft Edge on your Android device and deal with multiple PDF files. Recently, Microsoft has been seen trying a new PDF viewer on its Edge browser for Android.

The built-in PDF viewer is now open on Microsoft Edge Dev and Canary build of Android, but you need to allow it manually. Keep reading if you want to enable the hidden PDF viewer in Microsoft Edge for Android. Here’s how;

Enable the Hidden PDF Viewer in Edge Browser for Android

Launch the Google Play Store and type Microsoft Edge Dev or Canary in the search bar. Once it arrives, click Install and then Open. 

Hidden PDF Viewer in Microsoft Edge

Once you reach the main menu of Microsoft Edge on your Android device, type edge://flags on the Address bar and press Enter. 

Hidden PDF Viewer in Microsoft Edge

This will straightly take you to the Edge Experiments page. On the Search bar, type in ”PDF. ‘

 

On the search results list, click the drop-down next to the ‘Trigger Mini App PDF viewer‘ option and choose ‘Enabled. ‘

Once done, click Restart at the bottom of the screen.

That’s it! This will restart Microsoft Edge on your Android device and enable the hidden PDF viewer in Edge browser.

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