we useFor just about everything, which means you may need to print documents from your mobile device every now and then. Whether it’s a business report or a new recipe, sometimes it’s easier to read a hard copy than a digital file on your phone’s tiny 6-inch screen.
print from fileSimple, as long as you’re connected to an AirPrint compatible printer. Check this support page on the Apple website for a list of printers that work with AirPrint. You can access the print option in most email apps and web browser by simply clicking the share button in iOS. You can also save a website or email as a PDF in the iPhone Files app from this menu as well.
Here’s how to print or save web pages and emails as PDFs on your iPhone.
How to print or save a webpage as a PDF on your iPhone
First, open the website you wish to print in your phone’s web browser.
Then press the share button. In most applications, this looks like a square with an arrow pointing up, as shown below. You can find this icon in or near the search bar in Apple’s Safari browser and in Google Chrome. In some applications, such as Mozilla Firefox, you may need to tap the menu icon that shows three dots to find the Share option.
Next, select Print. This will pull up your iPhone’s Print Options screen, which lets you choose which printer you’d like to use and how many copies to print among other settings.
Press the Print button from the print options screen to send the document to the selected printer.
If you want to save the website as a PDF instead, long-press on the document preview displayed under Print Options.
This will enlarge the selected page in preview mode. Once zoomed in, click on the document page to view the full file in preview mode. Then tap on the share icon.
Finally, choose the Save to Files option from the menu.
How to print or save an email as a PDF on your iPhone
Open the email you want to print and hit the Print button. In the Apple Mail app, tap the arrow near the bottom of the screen and scroll down to the Print option. In Gmail, click the button that looks like three dots in the sender line and then choose Print. In Outlook, you will also need to tap on the icon that looks like three dots near the top of the screen and tap on the Print Conversation option.
From here, the steps are similar to printing a web page. Click the Print button in the upper right corner after selecting the print settings you want from the available options.
If you want to save the email as a PDF on your phone, long press on the document preview to enlarge it. Next, click on this enlarged preview to view the entire document in preview mode.
Click on the Share icon in the lower left corner.
Click on Save to Files option.
And that’s all there is to it. For more iPhone tips, check out this listand tips to improve .