How Do You Stop Adobe Reader DC’s Sidebar From Opening by Default

If you use Adobe Reader offten you will notice a tool pane on the left which you don’t use you can easily hide it by following this tutorial.

1. First open adobe reader and you will see the tool pane which you can easily hide it by pressing Shift+F4 , but if you want it to not open by default at startup , after you have hide it click on Edit and Preferences.

2. Then click on Documents tab and make sure Remember current state of Tools Pane option is checked/ticked , and click Ok.

Now restart the application to see the changes.


I started this tech blog back in 2011 as a place to write down processes I took to fix my client systems and network. Now I write some tips and tricks to help others with the tech issues that one might encounter.

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