PDF has always been everyone’s favorite format for sharing documents, as it is secure and convenient. You can easily save your documents to PDF format using Microsoft Office. Besides docs, you can even save web pages to PDF using Chrome. But there is no native tool available to convert docs to PDF on iPhone or iPad.
Yes, as of now, there is no native tool in iOS but there is a workaround that you can use. Using this trick, you can save docs to PDF on iPhone or iPad. And we will also show you how to annotate on PDF files. This trick might come in handy sometimes. So, let’s see how it works.
Save Documents as PDF on iPhone and iPad
Though there is no official native tool available to convert docs to PDF on iPhone, we can use the built-in printing tool available in iOS. This trick works on older and newer versions of iOS. So, let’s check the process step by step.
Step 1: Open Document and select Print
First of all, browse the document that you want to convert to PDF. Open it and tap on the Share button on the bottom-left corner. Now, from the Share menu, tap on Print.
Step 2: Convert Docs to PDF and Save to Files
Next, skip the print selection screen and zoom out on the preview thumbnail. It will immediately convert the document (docs) to PDF on iPhone. Here, tap on the Share button on the top-right corner and select Save to Files. You can also other options to share converted PDF files.
Step 3: Save the PDF File on your iPhone
Now, you will see options to save converted PDF files to iCloud Drive or On My iPhone. Select On My iPhone and Save the file in your iPhone.
Annotate PDF on iPhone and iPad
After you have successfully converted your Doc file to PDF, you can use iPhone’s native markup tool to annotate it. You have various annotation tools on iOS to design your PDF files.
Step 1: Tap on Markup icon
Open your PDF file on your iPhone or iPad and tap on the Markup icon on the top-right corner.
Step 2: Make Changes to PDF using Markup Tools
Here, you will have access to various tools to modify your PDF. You can also use Undo/Redo buttons at the top right corner.
Step 3: Add Text or Signature to PDF and Save it
Tap on the “+” button on the bottom-right corner. Now you can choose the desired icon to add Text, Signature, etc. to your PDF file. Finally, tap on Done at the top left corner to save the changes.
Convert and Save Docs to PDF on iPhone and iPad
You can use the above trick to easily convert your docs to PDF on iPhone or iPad. You can simply save your documents to PDF using the native print tool on iOS and iPadOS. Plus, you can annotate PDF files using built-in markup tools. This trick works on all iOS versions, so, you don’t need to worry about the iOS version of your device.
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