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How to Enable and Activate Microsoft Print to PDF on Windows 10

Windows has offered a built-in way to print a document to a PDF file, this feature in Windows 10 allows to print any document to a pdf file. For some reason, if Microsoft Print to PDF option is missing from the list of printers, you can enable Microsoft Print to PDF printer for all users in Windows 10 by using following ways.


How to enable Microsoft Print to PDF on Windows Features

Step 1: Press Win + X, click Control Panel in Quick Access menu, then click Program.

Program and feature

Step 2: Click Turn Windows Feature on or off.

Turn Windows Features on or off

Step 3: Check on  Microsoft Print to PDF for what you want to do, and click on OK.

Enable Microsoft Print to PDF

When Windows is finished applying changes, you can restart your computer.

How to Add Microsoft Print to PDF on Devices and Printers

Step 1: Open Control Panel, click Hardware and Device, and then click Devices and Printers.

Hardware and Sound

Step 2: Click on Add a printer in the toolbar of Devices and Printers.

Add a printer

Step 3: Click on the The printer that I want isn't listed link, and go to step 4 below.

Microsoft print to PDF isn't listed

How to Activate Microsoft Print to PDF Option on Settings

Step 1: Open the Settings app, click Device icon.

Enable Microsoft Printer on Settings

Step 2: On the left of Printers & scanners tab, click on Add a printer or scanner under Printers & scanners.

Add a printer

Step 3: Click on The printer I want isn't listed link.

Printer is not listed

Step 4: Select Add a local printer or network printer with manual settings, and click on Next.

Add a local printer

Step 5: Select Use an existing port, select FILE: (Print to File) from its drop down menu, and click on Next.

Use an existing port

Step 6: Select Microsoft in the left pane, select Microsoft Print to PDF in the right pane, and click Next.

Install printer driver

Step 7: Select Use the driver that is currently installed, and click on Next.

Use the current printer driver

Step 8: Then click Next, and then click on Finish.

Finish activating MS printer in Windows 10