How to save Internet pages as PDF on your smartphone in 3 steps
Have you found a website that you absolutely want to save in the memory of your smartphone so that it is not lost? Both the iPhone from Apple and devices with the Android operating system offer you a very simple way of doing this by saving the page as a PDF. You can find out how this works on mobile operating systems in this post.
Save pages as PDF on your smartphone in 3 steps
You will likely come across interesting information on the Internet a lot. Usually you save a bookmark in your browser in order to find interesting pages for you later. But what if you want to read a website offline, for example on an airplane or on a train journey with dead spots?
Or imagine that you would like to forward a particularly interesting article to a friend by e-mail or save it as a file in your Dropbox or other cloud storage.
In these and many other situations, it makes sense to save Internet pages as PDF files in the smartphone’s memory. This works very easily and regardless of whether you are using a smartphone with an Apple operating system or Google Android.
Save Internet pages as PDF on Android
- Open the Chrome browser on your Android smartphone and go to the page that you want to save as a PDF.
- Then tap on the three superimposed points in the top right of the program interface. Decide on the menu command “Print”.
- Then select “Save as PDF” in the preview window. If necessary, decide on the orientation and paper size and color or black and white printing before you save the PDF.
Save internet pages on the iPhone as PDF
- Go to the page in Safari that you want to save as a PDF. Then, on the toolbar at the bottom of the screen, tap the square with the up arrow. Tip: If you don’t see a toolbar, swipe your finger briefly from top to bottom across the screen.
- Then select the “Save PDF in iBooks” icon with a tap of your finger. You can find the orange icon in the middle of the drop-down menu. Possibly. must first bring it into the picture by swiping your finger from right to left.
- The web page will now be copied to your iBooks library as a “book” in PDF format. Multi-page websites are also stored as multi-page books in Safari, depending on their page layout. Under iBooks you will find the entry for the saved website in the “PDFs” and “All books” areas.