Save PDFs to the Books app on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

On your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, you can use Apple Books to save, sign, mark up, and share PDFs.

Save or import a PDF

After you set up iCloud Drive, you can add PDFs to your Apple Books Library on your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or Mac, then access your files on any of your other devices.

Save a PDF file that's attached to an email or on a website

  1. On your iPhone, iPad, or iPad touch, tap the PDF to open it.
  2. Tap the share button .
  3. Swipe left over the app icons, then tap the More button.
  4. Under Suggestions, tap Books.

Save a webpage as a PDF

  1. In Safari, open a webpage.
  2. Tap the share button 
  3. Swipe left over the app icons, then tap the More button.
  4. Under Suggestions, tap Books.

Save an email as a PDF

  1. In the Mail app, tap an email.
  2. Tap the more actions button , then scroll down and tap Print.
  3. Tap Books.

Use your Mac to add a PDF to your library

On your Mac, open Apple Books, then find your PDF file in the Finder or on your Desktop and drag the file into your library.

Your PDF will be available in the Books app on any iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or Mac, as long as you're signed into the same Apple ID and have iCloud Drive turned on for Books.

Edit a PDF that you saved

If you want to edit or add a signature to a PDF, use Markup.

Save and manage PDFs in the Files app

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