Article last updated on:
December 27, 2023

Read this guide to learn how to:

  • Chat with a PDF
  • Ask it questions
  • Get detailed insights — all based on your document

Separately, we’ve got a list of the 10 best AI-PDF-chat tools.

We’ll now teach you how to use them, step-by-step.

How to use AI to chat with a PDFs

Ask your PDF questions based on its contents in a few steps: choose a PDF-chat tool, upload your file, and start chatting with it.

Below is the step breakdown.

1. Sign up

For this tutorial, we’ll use, the #1 ranking tool in our list.

It’s also 100 % free. - Talk to your PDF documents
  • Go to your app’s website
  • Sign up or Log in

Finish the onboarding process.

2. Upload a PDF

Uploading a PDF in
  • Go to your dashboard
  • Click “Upload
  • Select a document
    • From local files
    • Via imported URL

Optional: Add tags so you can be more organized when uploading multiple PDFs you want to talk to.

3. Ask your PDF

Here’s the fun part!

Talking to a PDF document with
  • Start asking questions
  • Give the AI a couple of prompts

It will tell give you information only based on the PDF, unless specified so.


This is the easiest way to talk to a PDF document.

The best part? It’s 100% free — not just with, but with most other apps too!

Learn how to become more productive with our guides on how to use AI.

Thank you for reading this,

Ch David and Daniel

About the author

David, the head editor at, has four years of experience in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. Join David and the team and explore AI tools and contributing to the creation and curation of AI educational content.