Draw in apps with Markup on iPhone
In supported apps such as Messages, Mail, Notes, and Books, you can annotate photos, screenshots, PDFs, and more using built-in drawing tools.
Draw with Markup
In a supported app, tap or Markup.
In the Markup toolbar, tap the pen, marker, or pencil tool, then write or draw with your finger.
To hide the Markup toolbar, tap or Done.
While drawing, do any of the following:
Change the line weight: Tap the drawing tool in the toolbar, then choose an option.
Change the opacity: Tap the drawing tool in the toolbar, then drag the slider.
Change the color: Tap in the toolbar, then choose a color.
Undo a mistake: Tap .
Draw a straight line: Tap the ruler tool in the toolbar, then draw a line along the edge of the ruler.
To change the angle of the ruler, touch and hold the ruler with two fingers, then rotate your fingers.
To move the ruler without changing its angle, drag it with one finger.
To make the ruler disappear, tap the ruler tool again.
Erase a mistake
Tap the eraser tool in the Markup toolbar in a supported app, then do one of the following:
Erase with the pixel eraser: Scrub over the mistake with your finger.
Erase with the object eraser: Touch the object with your finger.
Switch between the pixel and the object erasers: Tap the eraser tool again, then choose Pixel Eraser or Object Eraser.
Note: If you don’t see the Markup toolbar, tap or Markup. If the toolbar is minimized, tap its minimized version.
Move elements of your drawing
In the Markup toolbar, tap the lasso tool (between the eraser and ruler tools), then drag around the elements to make a selection.
Note: If you don’t see the Markup toolbar in a supported app, tap or Markup.
Lift your finger, then drag your selection to a new location.
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 .)