Microsoft Edge is the web browser which is developed by Microsoft. It is used for Window, IOS, Android Phones and Mac OS. You can install this web browser through office.com/setup. This browser runs very fast and it has many features. But sometimes the user encounter problem like Microsoft Edge not opens PDF files. This error may be caused because of Edge cache or malware infection. In spite of installing a third-party PDF viewer, you should run a scan with Reimage or with anti-malware tool, and then restart Microsoft Edge. You can also clear Edge browsing history. In this blog, you will read the solution of Microsoft Edge that Won’t Open PDF File.
Solution To Fix Microsoft Edge Won’t Open PDF File:
- Reset MS Edge As Default PDF Viewer: For this, first you have to press Windows key + I key just to open Settings. Then you have to open Apps and after this, you have to select Default apps. After this, you have to click on the link i.e. Choose default apps by file type. Now you have to scroll down so that you find .PDF entry and then just click on Edge which is next to it. Here, you have to select any other PDF viewer on the list and then set it as default PDF viewer for temporary basis. Then you have to reset Edge as default viewer and then close the Settings. For making changes, you have to reboot the PC.
- Repair Microsoft Edge: For this, first you have to press Windows key + I key to open Settings. Then you have to select Apps and then open Apps and Features section. After this, you have to find and then click the Microsoft Edge entry. Now you have to find Advanced options link and then open the Storage usage and app reset page. Here in this page, you will see Repair and Reset options. And then you have to click on Repair option. For the confirmation, you have to click on Repair button and close Settings. At last, you have to restart Microsoft Edge.
- Delete The Cache in Microsoft Edge: For this, first you have to go the browser and then you have to go to Settings and more. Now in Setting option, you have to go to Privacy and services and then under the Clear browsing data you have to click on Choose what to clear. After this, you have to choose Cached images and files and then click on Clear now option.
The above mention steps will help you to fix the error but in case if it does not work then you can use another PDF viewer temporarily. You can also contact to the customer care executive of MS Office anytime anywhere from any device for help. The experts are available all the time for the customer. For more details, you can go to the official website of MS Office through www.office.com/setup. Www.office.com/myaccount