Google Chrome - Viewing PDF Files

Google Chrome - How to view PDF files

If you encounter issues accessing PDF files via Google Chrome on a MAC or a PC,
you will want to make sure that the PDF plugin for Chrome is enabled.


  • Open chrome browser and type 'about:plugins' in the browser's address bar.
  • If you see 'Chrome PDF Viewer' disabled, click on the 'enable' link and restart Chrome.

In the event there are no PDF plugins installed with Chrome, you may install one of the following.


If you're having trouble viewing PDF files using the Chrome PDF viewer, you can disable it and revert to Adobe Reader to view PDFs.
Simply type "about:plugins" into the address bar, find the "Chrome PDF Viewer," and click "Disable." Then enable the Adobe Reader plugin.