Simple Word To PDF Converter Secret Revealed!

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Does Word to PDF converting sometimes get you upset leaving you frustrated in the middle of an urgent project? If it does then you are not alone. I used to feel the same way.

I would go on the internet day and night searching for the perfect software that would make my work easier, only to realize that there was a limit to the number of documents or pages I would convert. And the next thing I would see is Buy the Pro Version to continue. This was so frustrating for a while. And, finally, I came across a simple yet effective way to do this.

Wondering what this tool is? Dropbox is the amazing tool I’m talking about. So, here is the Ultimate Secret of Word to PDF converting that will save you time and money.

Step 1: Locate an article, ebook or blogpost that’s in Microsoft Word format that you wish to convert into a pdf format.

microsoft word

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Step 2: Sign in Dropbox if you already have an account. If you don’t, click here to register. It’s totally free! And you get 2 GB worth of cloud storage.


dropbox sign up

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Step 3: Click on Upload button at the top right


upload in drobpox

 Step 4: A pop up box will appear with Choose Files button

 select file

Step 5: Select the file from your documents and click open button.


file selection

Step 6: Wait for the file to upload


uploading file

Step 7: Make sure the file has finished uploading


complete upload

Step 8: Refresh the Dropbox page then click on the arrow like button on the right side of Dropbox to download.

click download

 Note: Do not click on that big Download button because it will still have the document in MS Word.

Step 9: After clicking a pop up box will appear asking you to Open with or Save File. Choose Save File. Open with will only open the file in that session. Once you close the browser the file will disappear meaning you cannot get access to it in future.


save file as

Step 10: As you will notice above, the file will be saved as document. The title, unfortunately, is lost when you convert the document. What you are left with is an unnamed document as shown below.

unnamed document

Step 11: Rename the file. You do this by left clicking on the mouse then choose Rename then type whatever file name you like.


renamed word document

Step 12: When you open the document above look at what we have. A pdf document with the same content as the Ms Word that we had at the beginning. And Voila! We’ve just successfully converted a Microsoft Word document into a pdf. You can share it with your friends, clients, co-workers as much as you like.


Step 13: Try it yourself using the above steps and see how fun it is! Good luck!

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5 thoughts on “Simple Word To PDF Converter Secret Revealed!

  1. Duncan

    Good work, but I feel that the process is too long. I simply save the word document as PDF by clicking on the office button then click on “Save As” and choose “PDF or XPS.” It has always worked for me flawlessly.

  2. Virginia Nakitari Post author

    Hello Duncan. Thank you for this amazing comment. I understand what you mean. For those who may have not known how to do that now they do. Well, I believe this is a dynamic tutorial. Not only am I teaching professional transcribers how to create PDF documents, I’m also showing them how to upload files in Dropbox (which is a necessary file storage/transfer tool). Transcribers deal with a lot of files that should be kept safe and well. I’m also showing them how to rename files in case they misspelled them or want to replace with better ones.

  3. Sandra S.

    This is an unnecessarily long and time-wasting process. On your Word document, simply go to File, click on Save As, and then select PDF. Three easy steps!

    The title of this post is Word to PDF converter, so it is advisable to stick to one subject matter. You should have a different post talking about Dropbox and its merits, another on file safety, another on renaming files, etc. Do you seriously believe that you can only rename a file after uploading it on Dropbox? Seriously???? Why do you want to confuse newbies?

    Also, as someone who claims to be a professional transcriber, it is appalling to see so many typos and common punctuation errors on the website. You are offering a service that needs to be taken seriously.

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