On the Microsoft Community forum, there are 14 pages of threads from Windows 10 Mobile users complaining about this bug. Apparently, the latest update to the platform was the catalyst that made this issue appear. But don"t fret, Windows Mobile 10 users, Microsoft does have your back.
In a response posted on the Community forum, Microsoft said that it is aware of mobile Edge"s inability to load PDF files and adds that its developers are working hard to fix this problem."Rest assured that there will be an update in an upcoming release," says the software giant. And make no mistake about it, this is a very debilitating bug for many Windows 10 Mobile users.
"Thank you for letting us know. You may encounter issues when trying to access PDF files on Microsoft Edge after the latest update on Windows 10 Mobile. We are aware of the issue and our developers are working to resolved it. Rest assured that there will be an update in an upcoming release. In the meantime, we suggest that you download and install any available PDF reader apps from the Store. Make sure that you download or save the PDF file to your phone so you can open it on the PDF reader app."-Microsoft
You might want to follow a suggestion made by Microsoft and install a third-party PDF reader until the bug is exterminated. One Windows 10 Mobile user has a workaround that incorporates this idea: