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[Full Guide] How to Add a Sticky Note to a PDF?

When reviewing a PDF or reading it, sticky notes are the perfect way to add comments or notes. You can insert small notes in different places in a PDF to give feedback or expand information. In short, PDF sticky notes are useful for a wide range of purposes for teachers, students, researchers, and professionals. So, if you also want to add a sticky note to a PDF, then this guide is for you. So, stick around to master the art of adding PDF sticky notes.

Part 1. Can I Add a Sticky Note to a PDF?

Yes, you can easily add a sticky note to a PDF. All you need is to use a PDF tool that supports sticky note annotation. One such powerful PDF tool is UPDF.

UPDF allows you to read PDFs and add sticky notes with a simple drag and drop approach. It lets you customize the sticky note color to match it with the PDF background. No matter if you are using a Windows, Mac, iOS, or Android device, UPDF offers support for adding sticky notes on all major platforms.

So, why waste more time? Install UPDF on your system and use it to add PDF sticky notes right away for free.

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Part 2. How Do I Add a Sticky Note to a PDF?

UPDF is a powerful PDF reader and annotation tool that offers an intuitive way to add PDF sticky notes. It lets you add sticky notes with different colors anywhere in the PDF. In addition, it lets you copy the sticky note, update the existing note, or delete the note with simple clicks.

The key features of UPDF are as follows:

  • Add a sticky note to a PDF with 3 simple clicks.
  • Customizable sticky note color and icon style.
  • Copy/update/delete sticky notes.
  • Automatically add user name, date, and time.
  • Add notes in other styles by using text boxes, text comments, stickers, or pencils.
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Other than adding PDF sticky notes, UPDF offers other types of annotations as well. You can also highlight, underline, strikethrough, and squiggly in a PDF along with sticky notes. In short, UPDF is an all-in-one PDF annotation tool to have the best annotation experience with PDFs.

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Want to give UPDF a try? Download UPDF and then follow the below steps to learn how to add a sticky note to a PDF with UPDF.

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Steps to Add PDF Sticky Notes on Computer with UPDF for Windows/Mac

Step 1. Download and install UPDF on your Windows or Mac computer. Launch the tool and tap "Open File" from the main home screen to open the PDF file.

Step 2. After the PDF file loads, click the "Pencil-shaped" icon from the left sidebar.

Step 3. Click the "Sticky Note" icon from the top and then tap anywhere in the PDF where you want to place the sticky note.

Step 4. Fill in the text on the sticky note and select the color of your choice.

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Step 5. To add other annotations in the PDF, you can use the annotation options from the top bar.

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That's it! This way, you can quickly add a sticky note to a PDF using UPDF.

Steps to Add PDF Sticky Notes on Mobile with UPDF for iOS/Android

Step 1. Download and install the UPDF app on your iOS or Android device.

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Step 2. Launch the app and open the PDF.

Step 3. Click the "Markup" icon from the top interface.

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Step 4. Select the "Sticky Note" icon and tap in the PDF where you want to insert it.

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Step 5. Add the text to the sticky note.

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Step 6. To change the color or the shape of the sticky note, click the newly added sticky note and tap "Properties".

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Step 7. Customize the color and style of the sticky note the way you want.

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This way, you can use the UPDF iOS/Android app to add a sticky note to a PDF.

Part 3. How Do I Print a PDF with Sticky Notes and Comments?

Once you have added the PDF sticky notes and comments, the next concern is how to print a PDF along with notes and comments. Normally, when you print a PDF, it will not include the sticky notes and comments. Here again, UPDF comes to your rescue.

UPDF's printing feature offers different customizable PDF print settings with which you can print a PDF with or without notes and comments. On top of that, UPDF also allows you to only print notes and comments on a PDF document. Simply put, UPDF is your ultimate companion to add and print a PDF with sticky notes and comments.

Impressed with UPDF's exceptional annotation and printing annotation capabilities? Download UPDF and experience its top-notch features yourself.

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1. How to Print a PDF with Sticky Notes and Comments with UPDF

Step 1. Launch UPDF and open the PDF file with sticky notes and comments.

Step 2. Click "File > Print" or "Ctrl + P" to open the print settings.

Step 3. In the pop-up window, tick the Document, Comment, and Form Fields checkboxes under the "Document,Comments,Form Fields" dropdown menu.

Step 4. Customize the other printer settings and tap "Print". Once done, you have successfully printed a PDF with sticky notes and comments.

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2. How to Print PDF Sticky Notes and Comments Solely with UPDF

Step 1. After opening the PDF with UPDF, click the "Comment" icon from the bottom right corner.

Step 2. Click the "Export" icon from the top and export the notes and comments as a PDF. Once exported, print the newly created PDF.

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That's all. This way, you can easily print PDF sticky notes and comments with or without PDF content using UPDF. However, hold on a bit. UPDF has a lot more to offer beyond annotation capabilities. Read the next part to learn what else you can get with UPDF.

Part 4. UPDF Is More Than a PDF Sticky Notes Creator/Adder

UPDF is not only dominating for its exceptional features related to adding PDF sticky notes or other annotations, it is reputed as a full-fledged PDF editor tool.

UPDF offers an all-in-one toolkit to read/edit/annotate/convert and do other activities with PDFs. Below is a quick glimpse of all the other top-notch features you can get with UPDF:

  • Edit PDF text, images, links, headers/footers, and background.
  • PDF AI assistant to get AI-based summaries, translations, explanations, and chatting about the PDF or any topic.
  • Convert PDF to other formats, such as Word, image, text, Excel, PPT, RTF, and others.
  • Compress PDF size based on the document quality of your choice.
  • Merge multiple PDFs into a single PDF file.
  • Protect PDF with password encryption.
  • Create and fill PDF forms.
  • Sign PDF digitally or electronically.
  • Cloud storage to store PDFs in the cloud and access them anywhere.
  • OCR PDF scans to convert scanned PDFs into editable PDFs.
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In short, UPDF dominates as a complete PDF editor and annotator tool that users need in today's technologically advanced era.

The good news is that UPDF is on a big sale. So, it's time to grab the opportunity to purchase UPDF at a lower cost and enjoy its advanced functionalities for handling PDFs like never before.

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PDF sticky notes are the perfect way to expand information or leave a review. With UPDF, it becomes a lot easier and quicker to read and add sticky notes to PDF with a few simple clicks. Furthermore, its support for printing a PDF with notes and other PDF-related editing features makes it an ideal tool to handle PDF-related activities. Therefore, we will conclude by recommending you download UPDF and begin your journey of performing PDF activities proficiently.

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