How to Correct Errors in a PDF Invoice

You would have seen many PDF files and used PDF invoices for your products or services. But if you get frustrated at the sight of corrupted PDFs, we have good news.

Editing PDF invoices yourself is easy with the right tools and apps. So let’s look at some ways to correct errors in a PDF invoice. You will find it convenient and productive to do so.

Why should you edit a PDF invoice?

Whether you’re a service provider, a designer, a content creator, or a business owner, there can be many reasons to edit your PDF invoices.

The invoice amount may have been entered incorrectly or not updated to reflect your new rates. It could be that you have introduced a new company logo and moved to a larger office. Surely you want to add this logo and the new address to your invoices.

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When you invoice a new customer, you can also edit a previous PDF invoice instead of creating a new one from scratch. Or maybe your client or customer has asked you to correct their address or email address on the invoice.

On the other hand, as a customer, you would like to correct your contact details in the invoice that has been billed to you for your records and for tax purposes.

Whatever the reason, you can edit a PDF invoice with the right software. Let’s explore how.

How to correct errors in a PDF invoice using a PDF editor

Even though PDFs are a bit difficult to edit, once you have the right PDF editor, you can easily change the text and images as well.

For this tutorial we’ll be using Desygner, a great PDF editor and design tool that comes with a 14-day free trial. With Desygner you can edit every element of your PDF file. Here’s how:

  1. Go to, click on Try it for free and sign in.
  2. Click on that my designs tab at the top of the home page.
  3. in the my designs, click Import PDF files to upload the file from your PC or drag and drop the invoice.
  4. Click on that three points Menu at the bottom right of your PDF. Then click To edit to open Notepad.
  5. In the Desygner editor you will see that every element of the PDF invoice can be edited – text, fonts, images, colors and even layers.
  6. Make changes to your PDF invoice. For example, as you can see in the screenshot, the imprint design is copied and pasted below to get a new look Thanks Added text.
  7. You can also change the invoice number, item descriptions, amounts and even the font. This way you can edit your invoice however you like.
  8. Finally click on file at the top of the page and you will be given the option to do so Save on computer or Save automatically. Click on Save on computer, and the options to save as JPEG, PDF or more will appear.
  9. Save it as pdf and click Download to get it on your PC.

As you can see in the screenshot above, this is the final edited PDF invoice with all changes.

The best free and paid online editors

The free trial of Desygner is only valid for 14 days. Then you can buy the Pro+ subscription for $9.94 per month, which includes up to six users.

However, there are other free and more affordable editors that do the job just as well as Desygner. Here are some of our top tips:

You can also check out our list of best free online PDF editors and best free and paid PDF editors for Mac.

How to correct errors in a PDF invoice using Microsoft Word

Even if you don’t have a PDF editor, you can edit PDF invoices with Microsoft Word. However, remember that this method works best with text-based calculations. Files with too many pictures or graphics may not display correctly in Word. How to proceed with text-based PDF invoices:

  1. Open Microsoft Word on your PC
  2. Click on Open, Locate the PDF invoice and open it in Word.
  3. You will receive a message that Word is now converting your PDF into an editable document. Click on OK to open the file.
  4. Your invoice will open in Word and you will see that you can easily edit the text.
  5. So make your changes and then click file and then Save asand save the file as a PDF.

How to correct mistakes in a PDF invoice on your phone for free

You can also edit your bill on the go on your phone. For example, you can download Desygner Android or iOS app or other apps to edit your PDF invoices. But only until the free trial period.

If you want to edit your PDF for free, you need to have a few apps handy. Let’s see how.

  1. Download WPS Office app and PDF to Word Converter app on your phone.
  2. Open the PDF to Word Converter app. click Select PDF to select the PDF invoice to convert. The app will rename your file to a combination of random letters and numbers.

    Some of these free apps have a few ads between steps. Just ignore and close.

  3. click Convert. The file will then be converted and displayed as a .docx file at the top of the page that opens.
  4. Now click on the file or on the three-dot menu next to it to open it. If you already have WPS Office installed, it will likely appear as an option to open the file. So click on WPS Office to open the file in the app.
  5. Alternatively, you can open the WPS Office app. Click on files below and then further This Device > Download. That PDF2Word converter folder will be in there Download. Open it to access your converted invoice. Then click yours .docx invoice, which opens in WPS Office.
  6. Click on that To edit Button at top left to change billing details such as descriptions, addresses and amounts.
  7. When you’re done, click the Save on computer icon and then next Finished.
  8. Now click Tool bottom left and select Save as. On the Save screen, choose where you want to save the file, e.g. B. on your phone.
  9. On the next page, click on the bottom right down arrow which to choose .pdf Possibility.
  10. This is also the right time to rename your file – from a mix of numbers and letters – to anything you like.
  11. Finally click on the Export as PDF Button. You can view the saved file and then exit the app.
  12. Then open my files on your phone and click documents. Your edited PDF invoice would likely be at the top of the list. Just select them and send them like any other file via WhatsApp, Gmail, Bluetooth or other options.

  • Downloads: WPS Office for Android | iOS (free, in-app purchases available)
  • Downloads: PDF to Word Converter for Android (Free in-app purchases available)
  • Downloads: PDF Converter: PDF to Word for iOS (Free in-app purchases available)

Work smart and edit PDF invoices with ease

You may want to edit your PDF invoices more often than you can imagine. It not only corrects the errors but also can save time as you could use the same PDF to create a new one.

So, choose the right PDF editor to work smart and get more done effortlessly.

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