How to Save Web Pages as PDF in iOS 11

Last month, Apple released iOS 11, the latest version of the Cupertino-based company’s mobile operating system, to the public after months of development. It brought a number of new features and improvements to the table that further improve the iOS user experience. However, one of the nifty new features that managed to grab our attention was the ability to save web pages as PDF files. That’s right, you’ll be able to create a PDF file from an online web page using the default Safari browser on an iOS device; this is very useful if you are interested in reading content while offline. Once the PDF is created, it can even be printed at your leisure. Interested in trying this already? Let’s check out how to save web pages as PDF in iOS 11:

How to Save Web Pages as PDF in iOS 11

Note: I tried this on my iPhone 7 Plus and iPhone 6s, but it should work on the new iPhone 8, 8 Plus and iPhone X as well as older iPhones.

The procedure is pretty simple and similar on all iOS 11 devices. All it takes is just a few minutes of your precious time, so just follow these steps to do it right away without any fuss:

  • First of all, open Safari browser On your iOS device, visit the web page for which you want to create a PDF. Now, tap on share icon located at the bottom of the screen. When done, swipe right a little and tap on it. “Create PDF”.

  • Now, you will notice the preview of the PDF file. Just click on it to confirm and save. “Completed”. Once again, tap on “Save File To…” To save the web page as a PDF file.

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  • In the next menu, you will be asked to choose the location where you want to save the PDF file. By default, users have the option to save the document to Apple’s iCloud Drive or directly to their iPhone. If saved in iCloud Drive, the PDF can be accessed directly from iOS 11’s new “Files” app.

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Save Web Pages as PDF Files for Offline Use

That’s pretty much all you need to do to convert any online web page to a PDF file. This can be of good use if you are not always able to access the internet and these PDF files can be used for offline reading. Web pages saved as PDF files can even be printed on a physical page for office purposes. That said, the ability to create a PDF from a web page is currently only available in the default built-in Safari browser, but we’re glad Apple has finally managed to implement this feature on iOS. Ready to take advantage of this new iOS 11 feature and save web pages as PDF files for later use? Let us know by dropping a few words in the comments section below.

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