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Where do I put pdf file and how do I read them?

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  1. SuperAkuma

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    Ok I am new to this. I have some documents on pdf and I would like to put them in my phone and read them.

    How do I go about it and do I need to download anything extra.

    I tried to put the pdf file in the "image" folder but it does not show up on the phone.
     

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    Or just download the free Quickoffice for Captivate app. Free office for word, excel, pdf, etc for captivate
     
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    If your pdfs are on your computer, once you connect your phone to your computer via USB (you'll need the drivers installed on your computer), you can mount from your phone. A new drive should appear in your computer.

    From your computer, copy the files to any place on the new drive. You can create a folder called "docs" or something descriptive if you'd like to keep files organized.

    When you are ready, from your computer, do a safe remove of the new drive. Then on your phone, you pull down your notification bar and perform a USB disconnect. Then physically disconnect the USB cable.

    As for the app itself, you can use Adobe Reader which is a free app on the Android Market.
     
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    I convert my .doc & .xls files to pdf using a few different convertors. I just discovered that Quickoffice or Adobe reader will not open them up with the Captivate.
    I downloaded PDF Viewer, it is slow but at least it opens them up.
     

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