To upgrade Adobe PDF Reader, open the program, check for updates and install any that pop up. Alternately, look up the existing version, go to the Adobe official website and download the most up-to-date version from the website.
Run through the following steps to update Adobe Reader through the program itself.
- Open Adobe Reader
- Check for updates
- Install available updates
Open the Adobe Reader program.
Go into the Help menu and select the option to check for updates.
If the check for updates feature pulls up an available update, follow the prompts to install it.
Run through the following steps to update Adobe Reader through the Adobe website
- Find the product version
- Go to the Adobe website
- Find an update
- Install the update
To find the product version, go into the Help menu in Adobe Reader and select the About option.
Go to the Reader page of the official Adobe website.
After the website detects the computer's operating system and the Reader version, it shows available updates automatically. If the website cannot automatically detect the operating system and version, find the installer manually by looking up the latest available install file for the operating system.
Download the install file from the website. Click on the file to open it and then follow the prompts that pop up on the screen.