How to Disable Adobe ID Sign-in Pop-up Window? Acrobat Reader

Adobe Acrobat is constantly being updated to fix bugs now and then to remove prevalent bugs. However, continually getting an unpleasant popup window asking for your Adobe ID sign-in can sometimes be very annoying.  Some users may face an issue while opening a PDF file where a window pops up on the screen requesting login to access the document. You may avoid this disruption by turning off pop-ups in Acrobat Reader. Hence, we’ll  help you sort this issue out.

The error has been illustrated in the figure displayed below:

Adobe ID sign-in pop-up Window

The error is caused due to an issue with the registry of the application. 

Steps to Disable Adobe ID Sign-in Pop-up Window

Follow this guide to disable Adobe ID Sign-in Pop-up Window:

Step 1. Go to the Registry Editor, by opening the Start menu from the bottom left corner of the screen and searching the term Regedit.


Users can also use the Run application to open the Registry Editor by simply typing Regedit in the box and pressing the Enter key to open it.

Step 2. Then open the Registry folder for the Adobe Acrobat Reader application. To access the folder enter the path in the top command box or navigate through the folders in the sidebar on the left.

To access the folder, users will be required to follow the path mentioned below:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER > Software > Adobe > Acrobat Reader > DC > Workflows

Step 3. Next, use the right panel in the Registry Folder to create a new DWORD (32-bit) Value. For this, the user can use the mouse to right-click on the panel and select the DWORD (32-bit) Value option from the New menu.

Step 4. After this, a small pop-up will appear on the screen.

You needs to enter name and value ID sections of the window to create the DWORD32 value:
DWORD32 > bEnableAcrobatHS
Value > 0

Step 5. After entering the details in the required sections, the user needs to click on the OK toggle to save the changes. 

Step 6. Next close the Registry Editor. After closing the Registry Editor, reboot the system to apply the changes to the Adobe Acrobat Application. After completing the steps mentioned above, the issue will be resolved.

Steps to Disable the Adobe ID Sign-in pop-up Window on MAC

 The following steps shall help you disable the Adobe ID sign-in pop-up Window on MAC:

Step 1. Launch your adobe application and sign in with your credentials.

Step 2. Then click on your Adobe profile icon.

Step 3. Then click the settings top right corner and disable the usage info

Step 4. By following these steps, the pop-ups will stop.

Causes for Adobe Acrobat’s Sign-in Pop-up

You must first grasp the causes behind Adobe Acrobat’s persistent sign-in prompt before every launch is a prerequisite to implementing any of the suggested workarounds.Each time you need adobe account access, users might be required to sign in to their Adobe account with the help of their adobe login and password.

The most common reasons for Adobe’s sign-in problem are discussed below:

Restricted Authorization

You may be prompted to sign in again after a failed attempt when using Adobe software. This might be due to a lack of rights on your computer, a firewall, or access restriction. If you’re using a Windows PC or a Mac, you may set rights for the SLStore folder like you would for the Adobe PCD folder.

Compatibility Mode Issues

To make outdated programs work on modern computers, compatibility modes are created. It’s possible to find such settings in Windows and macOS X, among others. Even if developers have ceased supporting the others, it is conceivable for an individual application creator to install one to make their applications compatible with older systems.

Let’s say Adobe Acrobat continues you to sign in. To fix this, check if you have the Compatibility Mode utility turned on for the program in question. It’s one of the most prevalent causes of the Adobe sign-in problem.

Using an Obsolete Version of Acrobat

You will be prompted to login the Acrobat sign in every time you run Adobe Acrobat if you haven’t updated the application in a while. This is also the case if you update to the newest version of Windows or macOS but fail to update your applications to the latest versions.


Constantly appearing requests for Adobe sign-in by Adobe Acrobat can be annoying. The good news is that the problem has several simple solutions, all of which are described here. In addition, we have detailed a few reasons for the Adobe sign-in difficulty. You may employ the most appropriate fix without wasting more time than necessary if you’d rather not deal with all the technicalities


Why is Adobe Suddenly Asking me to Sign in?

The continuous sign-in occurs due to permission failure to Adobe folders in your system. To resolve this, you need to permit Adobe and Adobe PCD folders in their system library.

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