How to Convert Docs to PDF on iPhone or iPad

PDF has always been 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 webpages 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 handy sometimes. So, let’s see how it works.

Save Documents to PDF on iPhone and iPad

Though there is no official native tool available for converting docs to PDF, but we can use 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

First of all, browse to the document that you want to convert to PDF. Open it and tap on Share button on the bottom-left corner. Now, from the Share menu, tap on Print.

Open Doc File On iPhone And Tap On The Share Button Then Choose Print to convert docs to pdf
Open Doc file on iPhone and tap on the Share button then choose 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 to PDF. Here, tap on Share button on the top-right corner and select Save to Files. You can also other options to share converted PDF file.

Tap On Share Button On Print Screen And Select Save To Files
Tap on Share button on Print screen and select Save to Files

Step 3

Now, you will see options to save converted PDF file to iCloud Drive or On My iPhone. Select On My iPhone and Save the file in your iPhone.

Convert Doc To Pdf And Save To Iphone
Save converted PDF file to 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

Open your PDF file on your iPhone or iPad and tap on Markup icon on the top-right corner.

Open Pdf File And Tap On Annotate Icon On The Top Right Corner
Open PDF file and tap on Markup icon

Step 2

Here, you will have access to various tool to modify your PDF. You can also use undo/redo buttons at the top right corner.

Annotation Tools Pen Color And Undo Redo Buttons
Markup tools: Pen, select Color, Undo/Redo buttons

Step 3

Tap on the “+” button on the bottom-right corner. Now you can choose desired icon to add Text, Signature etc. to your PDF file. Finally, tap on Done at the top left corner to save the changes.

Add Text Or Signature To Pdf File And Tap On Done When You Are Done
Add Text or Signature to PDF File

SEE ALSO: How to use Markup Color Tools on iPhone?

Convert and Save Docs to PDF on iPhone and iPad

You can use above trick to easily convert your documents to PDF on iPhone or iPad. You can simply save your documents to PDF using native print tool on iOS and iPadOS. Plus, you can annotate on PDF files using built-in markup tools. This trick works on all iOS versions, so, you don’t need to worry about iOS version of your device.

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