Steps to print to PDF on your iPhone

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If you are one of those who frequently receive and send PDF file on your Mac or iPhone, you may have not noticed that iOS now allows you to save just anything as PDF. This may sound unfamiliar, but you can use 3D Touch on an iPhone 6s or newer to perform iOS equivalent of print to PDF, just like what you see with on a Mac or Windows PC.


If you now own an iPhone with 3D Touch support, you can print to PDF in iOS from any app as long as it includes the Sharing button. Some apps that support Print to PDF trick includes Safari, Notes, Pages and more.

In this step-by-step guide, we will walk you through the steps to print to PDF on iPhone. Before we begin, note that this trick works only for iPhone users with 3D Touch devices.

Steps to print to PDF on iPhone with 3D Touch

Step one: First off, you need to launch Safari from your iPhone’s home screen and head to a webpage or anything you want to save as a PDF file

Step two: Once you are done, all you need to do is to tap the Sharing button at the bottom of the page (It looks like a square with an arrow flying out of it)

Step three: You will be presented with sharing options such as Messages, Mail and Twitter. You now need to tap on Print to proceed

Step four: Once you are done, you are supposed to perform a 3D Touch firm press on the first page preview to bring up Print to PDF screen option

Step five: Next up, you need to tap on the Sharing button at the bottom-right corner of the Print to PDF screen

Step six: You will be presented with options to either save or share the document as a PDF file. You can easily send your PDF file via Messages, email or AirDrop.

Also read: Steps to enable Theater mode on your Apple Watch

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