How to Save and Share Webpage as PDF in Safari on iPhone and iPad in iOS 13, iOS 12

Are you an avid reader? Do you want to save Safari web page as PDF in iPhone? Well, Safari with iOS 13 has got you covered! You can save any web page as PDF within seconds. Let's see how you can do it!

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!

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How to Save and Share a Web Page as a PDF in Safari in iOS 13 and 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 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.

Take Screenshot of Safari Web page on iPhone

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.

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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.

Open Webpage Screenshot and tap on Full page in iOS 13 Screenshot Markup

Step #4. Next, tap on Done and then select Save PDF to Files option.

Save Web Page as a PDF in Safari in iOS 13

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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.

Select the Location to Save Safari Webpage on iPhone

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.

Share a Web Page as a PDF in Safari in iOS 13

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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.

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Tap on Share Icon in Safari on iPhone

Step #4. In the Activities sheet, tap on Create PDF.

Step #5. Once, PDF is created, tap on Done.

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Step #6. Tap on Save File to…

Step #7. Select the location and save the web page as PDF.

Save Webpage as PDF on iPhone

If you wish to share the PDF, tap on Share button at the bottom left corner.

Tap on Share Icon in Web Page in Safari on iPhone

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.

Annotate PDF Files Using Markup Tool on iPhone and iPad

Head over to this complete guide to using Markup tool with aplomb.

Video: How to Save WebPage as a PDF on iOS 12

Wrap up

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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Jignesh Padhiyar
Jignesh Padhiyar is the co-founder of who has a keen eye for news, rumors and all the unusual stuff that happens around Apple products. During his tight schedule, Jignesh finds some moments of respite to share side-splitting contents on social media.
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