Various ways to convert PDF to Word
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How to Convert PDF to Word: Best 4 Ways

Use the Microsoft Office 365 app to convert PDF to Word


We know how it feels when you get an important document, but then realize that you must make some edits before submission. It is impossible to edit a document directly in PDF format; however, you can convert your PDF to Word to enable editing.

This guide will effectively teach you how to convert files from PDF to Word using various methods, so if this sounds good to you, stay with us to the end.

1. Convert PDF to Word on Windows

Converting PDF to Word on Windows is quite easy to achieve. If you have a paid version of Microsoft, follow the steps below.

  1. Look for the PDF document you want to convert, right-click on it and select Open with.
    select the open with option
  2. From the list of options, select Word.
    select word from the list of options
  3. Finally, click OK and your PDF document will be converted to Word.

2. Convert PDF to Word in Microsoft Office 365

You can convert your PDF to Word or any other format if you are using Microsoft online. Simply follow the steps below to do this.

  1. In your Microsoft app, click on File at the top left corner.
    click on file at the top right corner
  2. Next, open the PDF document you want to convert. A menu will be displayed informing you that the PDF will be converted to an editable Word document, select OK.
    select your PDF document
  3. After you have made corrections, click on the Save As option on the left tab.
    Click on the Save as optioin on the left tab
  4. Go to the Save as type section and select PDF from the list of options.
    choose PDF from the list of options
  5. After doing this, click on the Save button.
    click on the save button

3. Convert PDF to Word Using Google Docs

If you prefer using Google Docs, you are also not left out, as there is a way to convert a PDF to Google Docs. Simply follow the instructions below. You can also convert Google Forms to PDF by following the steps outlined in the linked post.

  1. Open Google Docs and enter into your Google account.
  2. Click on New at the top left corner of your screen.
    click on the + sign
  3. Next, click on the File upload option.
    click on the file upload option
  4. Select the document you want to edit, then click Open.
    click on open
  5. Once the file has been uploaded, click on the three tiny dots on the right side, click on Open with, then select Google Docs from the list of options.
    choose Google Docs from the list of options
  6. Once the file has been converted to Google Docs, you can make any required edits.
  7. After making the corrections, click on File, navigate to Download, then select Microsoft Word (.docx).
    select Microsoft docx from the list of options
  8. Lastly, click Save.

4. Change PDF to Word Using Adobe Acrobat

If you frequently use Adobe Acrobat, you can convert PDF to Word by following the steps outlined below.

  1. Get the PDF document you want to convert and right-click on it.
  2. On the next window, choose Open With then select Adobe Acrobat Pro.
  3. Next, click  Export PDF.
    export PDF
  4. Choose Microsoft Word as your desired export format, then select Word Document.
    Choose Microsoft as your export choice
  5. Choose Export again to convert the document, then click Save.
    click on the save button

Converting PDF to Word should not be a hassle

You might have thought in the past that converting PDF to Word is very difficult and reserved for only tech-savvy individuals; however, with the easy-to-follow steps outlined in this article, you can confidently use various methods to convert your documents, even if you are not a technical person. Reach out to us if you have further questions.

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