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How to Download and Install Foxit PDF Editor or Foxit PhantomPDF from Dell

Summary: This article discusses how to download and install Foxit PDF Editor (formerly Foxit PhantomPDF) that is sold on Dell computers.

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Affected Product:


  • Foxit PDF Editor
  • Foxit PDF Editor Pro
  • Foxit PhantomPDF
  • Foxit PhantomPDF Pro

US Only:

  • Foxit PDF Editor with AI Assistant
  • Foxit PDF Editor Pro with AI Assistant

Affected Platforms:

  • Windows

Foxit PDF Editor and Foxit PDF Editor Pro allows you to create, review, edit, manage, share, and secure PDF documents. Foxit PDF Editor can be purchased when ordering a new Dell Windows computer.

Note: Before downloading and installing Foxit PDF Editor:

To download and install:

  1. In the Windows Start Menu, locate and then click Dell Digital Delivery (Figure 1).
    Dell Digital Delivery App
    Figure 1
  2. In Dell Digital Delivery, click the Available tab.
  3. Locate Foxit PDF Editor or Foxit PDF Editor Pro and then click Download (Figure 2 and 3).
    Foxit PDF Editor

    Foxit PDF Editor Pro
    Figure 2
    Foxit PDF Editor with AI Assistant
    Figure 3
    • If Foxit PDF Editor is not listed, that could indicate connectivity issues, or the software is not associated to your Dell Digital Delivery account. In those situations, contact support.
    • The License Key has been omitted from the above screenshots.
  4. Dell Digital Delivery automatically downloads and installs the software (Figure 4 and 5).
    Foxit PDF Editor Download
    Figure 4

    Foxit PDF Editor with AI Assistant Install
    Figure 5
  5. On successful install, double-click the Foxit PDF Editor desktop shortcut to launch the application.
  6. On launch, confirm the Perpetual License number and then click Activate (Figure 6).
    Foxit PDF Editor Subscription
    Figure 6
    Note: The Perpetual License is omitted from the screenshot above.
  7. Populate the user’s name and then click Activate (Figure 7).
    Foxit PDF Editor User Name
    Figure 7
  8. On activation, click OK (Figure 8).
    Foxit PDF Editor Activation
    Figure 8
  9. Choose if you want to configure Foxit as the default viewer of PDF files (Figure 9).
    Foxit PDF Editor Default Setting
    Figure 9
  10. On configuration, Foxit automatically downloads and installs the latest updates (Figure 10).
    Foxit PDF Editor Updater
    Figure 10

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Last Published Date

23 Apr 2024



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