In this guide we will share 3 different ways to convert iPhone photo to PDF format using the default Files and Books app. We will also shared a way to convert photos in PDF on iPhone or iPad using the built-in Printer features of iOS.
By default iPhone photos are stored in HEIC and JPEG formats, which is not a problem as most devices out there support these image formats. However there are times when you need the PDF version of an image stored on your iPhone.
Good news is there are multiple ways that allow users to convert photo to PDF for free on iPhone. Needless to say these steps also work on iPad. All of these steps work on iOS 15 and have been tested in 2022.
You do not need any third-party app to convert images to PDF as you can do it for using the default apps and features.
So without any further ado lets take a look at how to convert picture to PDF on iPhone and iPad in 2022.
Convert iPhone Photo to PDF with Files app
In method number one we will be using the stock Files app for converting an image into PDF file. Here’s how you can do this.
Step 1. Open Photos app on your iPhone or iPad and select the images that you want to save as PDF.
Step 2. Now tap on the Share button and then tap on Save to Files option. Choose the location where you want to save the photos in Files app.
Step 3. Next open the Files app and find the images you have just saved to the Files app.
Step 4. Long press on the image that you want to convert and from the popup menu tap on Create PDF.
Step 5. You can also add multiple photos into a single PDF file by tapping on the ‘…‘ from top right corner and tapping on Select. Then tap on all of them images you want to add to PDF and tap on More. Finally tap on ‘Create PDF‘ option.
Convert Image to PDF on iPhone with Books app
In the second method we will convert image to PDF file on iPhone or iPad with the help of stock Books app.
Step 1. Launch the Photos app and select the images the you want to convert to PDF on iPhone.
Step 2. Tap on the Share button and then tap on ‘Books‘ app icon. If you don’t find the icon scroll left on the icon list and tap on ‘More‘ button and choose Books from there.
Step 3. As soon as you tap on Books icon the photos will be converted into PDF format and exported to the Books app.
Step 4. Open the Books app to access the PDF file and share it via email, message etc.
Convert Picture into PDF on iPhone using Print feature
In the third and final method we will be using the Print feature of iOS and iPadOS to convert pictures into PDF on iPhone.
Step 1. Open Photos app and select the photos that you want to add to your PDF files.
Step 2. Now tap on ‘Share‘ button and then on ‘Print‘.
Step 3. Tap on an image with two fingers and perform a pinch out gesture.
Step 4. Now tap on ‘Share‘ button located on bottom left side of the screen.
Step 5. Finally choose the option you want to export PDF file in. This includes options like AirDrop, Mail, Message, Notes etc.
So here’s how to convert picture to PDF on iPhone or iPad in 2022. The best thing about these picture to PDF methods is that they are free to use and work on all models of iPhone and iPad.
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