How do I save a document?

Lumin PDF autosaves any document stored in Lumin PDF. Use the Sync button to save any Lumin PDF document stored in Google Drive or Dropbox. Or, download a document to save it out of Lumin PDF.

Auto-save and sync

  • If a PDF document is stored in Lumin PDF, it will auto-save as you work on it. 
  • If a PDF document is stored in Google Drive or Dropbox, use the Sync button in the toolbar to save it. 

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Download a document to save it

There are two options for downloading a document:

  • Use the download button (Doing this keeps any edits editable in the saved/downloaded version.)
  • Use the print button (Doing this makes any edits uneditable in the saved/downloaded version.)

Download button

  • Click the download button to download a Lumin PDF document to your device.

    Download-icon

Print button

TIP: Before opening a document in Lumin PDF, you can tell where it is stored by the icon in the storage column.

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Tip: You can Save a document to your device using keyboard shortcut

Save  Mac: Command 'S'
Windows: Ctrl 'S'