Use Markup in apps on iPhone
In supported apps such as Messages, Mail, Notes, and Apple Books, you can annotate photos, screenshots, PDFs, and more using built-in drawing tools. In some apps, you can also add text, speech bubbles, shapes, and signatures.
In a supported app, tap Markup or .
Use your finger to draw; you can do any of the following:
Choose a drawing tool: Tap the pen, marker, or pencil tool. Tap the tool again to adjust the line weight and opacity.
Change the color: Tap the current color, then tap a different color, or tap the color picker for more choices.
Add text: Tap , then tap Text. Tap the text box, tap Edit, then type your text. To change the font or layout, tap . To move the text box, drag it.
Add your signature: Tap , then tap Signature.
Add a magnifying glass effect: Tap , then tap Magnifier. To change the magnification level, drag the green dot. To change the size of the magnifier, drag the blue dot.
Add a shape: Tap , then tap a shape.
To move the shape, drag it. To resize the shape, drag a blue dot. To fill the shape with color or change the line thickness, tap . To adjust the form of a shape that has a green dot, drag the dot. To delete or duplicate a shape, tap it, then choose an option.
Zoom in: Pinch open so you can draw the details, then pinch closed to zoom back out. To pan when you’re zoomed in, drag two fingers.
Move elements of your drawing: Tap , drag around the elements to make a selection, lift your finger, then drag your selection to a new location.
Undo a mistake: Switch to the eraser or tap .
When you’re finished, tap Done.
Tip: To mark up a screenshot right after you take it, tap the thumbnail that appears for a few moments in the bottom-left corner of the screen. (To share a screenshot after you mark it up, tap .)