Safari has changed a lot in the recent iOS 13 update. Right from managing website settings to automatically closing Safari tabs, it has a lot to offer. Of all the features, I still love the reader view the most as it gives the best user experience while reading on your favorite websites. If you’re fond of reader view feature, you’re sure to fall in love with save PDF to files option available in Safari in iOS 13 only! This will give you a 2nd option to read your much-loved contents in a PDF without needing an active internet connection. There’s a saying “A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies. The man who never reads lives only once.” That’s the perfect phrase to describe an avid reader. Isn’t it?
Save as PDF feature is already available in iOS 12, but with the introduction of iOS 13, this option has only become easy to use. It’s far better as compared to the previous method in iOS 12. In this post, I will guide you on how to save and share a web page as a PDF in Safari on your iPhone/iPad running on iOS 13. So let’s get started!
How to Save and Share a Web Page as a PDF in Safari in iOS 13 and iOS 12
- How to Save and Share Web Page as a PDF in Safari on iOS 13 or iPadOS
- How to Save a Safari Webpage as a PDF in iOS 12
How to Save and Share Webpage as a PDF in iOS 13 Safari
Step #1. Launch Safari app on your iPhone and visit iGeeksBlog.com or any other web page of your choice and let the page get loaded completely, else, it will not be able to save full page as PDF later on.
Step #2. Now press and hold the Home button and Sleep button at once to capture a screenshot on your iPhone/iPad in Safari.
Note: For iPhone X, Xs, Xs Max, or iPhone XR, you can Press the side button (formally known as sleep/wake button) and Volume Up button simultaneously to take a screenshot.
Step #3. You can now see the preview of the screenshot taken on the bottom left corner, tap on the screenshot and then tap on Full Page option that’s available on the right top corner.
Step #4. Next, tap on Done and then select Save PDF to Files option.
Step #5. Save your PDF either in iPhone or in iCloud as per your needs and preferences. Select any of the folders from ‘On My iPhone’ or ‘iCloud Drive’. If the desired folder isn’t available, create one and then tap on Save. This will save your PDF.
Step #6. If you want to share the PDF via Email or iMessage, after step #3, tap on share button option available on the top right corner. Once done, select iMessage/Mail or any other platform, enter the recipient and tap on send.
That’s it! This is how simple it is to save and share a web page as a PDF in Safari in iOS 13. It’s quite simple as compared to the previous process (iOS 12) of saving a webpage to PDF on iPad/iPhone.
How to Save Web pages as PDF in iOS 12 Safari
Step #1. Launch Safari on your iOS device.
Step #2. Next, head over to any site and then the webpage which you want to save as PDF.
Step #3. Now, tap on the Share button.
Step #4. In the Activities sheet, tap on Create PDF.
Step #5. Once, PDF is created, tap on Done.
Step #6. Tap on Save File to…
Step #7. Select the location and save the web page as PDF.
If you wish to share the PDF, tap on Share button at the bottom left corner.
Choose the medium through which you want to share it. For instance, you can send the file via iMessage or email it to your friend.
How to Annotate PDF Files Using Markup Tool on iPhone and iPad
With Markup tool, you can perfectly annotate your PDF files. There are several tools to let you add text and draw the file.
Once you have converted a webpage into a PDF file (steps from 1 to 4), tap on the Sketch Pen button at the top right corner. Or, head over to the app where you have saved PDF file and open it. Now, use the various tools to annotate it.
Head over to this complete guide to using Markup tool with aplomb.
Video: How to Save WebPage as a PDF on iOS 12
So, that’s the simplest way of converting web pages into PDF on iOS devices! Have any feedback for us? It would be great to have your views in the comments.
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