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Export Apple Notes to PDF: A Complete Step-by-Step Guide

Apple Notes is a handy app to capture thoughts, add images/sketches, create checklists, and scan documents. Sometimes, when we are finished writing and customizing the note, we may want to export it as a PDF for convenient sharing or avoiding further changes. So, if you are also looking to export Apple Notes to PDF, this intuitive guide is for you. Here, we will discuss in detail a step-by-step guide on how to export Apple notes as PDF on iPhone/iPad and Mac. So, stick with this guide to learn all the tips and tricks to export Apple Notes as PDF.

Option 1. Export Apple Notes to PDF (on Different Apple Devices)

Since Apple Notes is a built-in app that comes with iPhone, iPad, and Mac devices, let's discuss their steps individually:

1. How to Export Apple Notes to PDF on iPhone/iPad

If you are using an iPhone/iPad, follow the below steps to export Apple Notes on iPhone as PDF:

  1. Launch Notes and open the note file you want to export as a PDF.
  2. Click the "Share" icon from the top.
  3. Click "Markup" from the bottom small pop-up window to generate the PDF.
  4. Use the markup tool to annotate the PDF if you want. Once done, click the "Done" button.
  5. Click "Save File To" and specify the location where you want to save the PDF on your iPhone/iPad.
  6. Lastly, click "Save".

That's it! This way, you can easily address how to create PDF on iPhone from Notes.

2. How to Export Apple Notes to PDF on Mac

Just like iPhone/iPad, you can also easily export Apple Notes as PDF on Mac with a few simple clicks. Follow the below steps to export Apple Notes to PDF on Mac:

  1. Launch Notes and open the note file you want to export as a PDF.
  2. Click "File" from the top menu bar and then click "Export as PDF".
  3. Name the file, assign the location to save, and click the "Save" button.

This way, you can instantly get a PDF of notes on Mac and share it with others conveniently.

After getting a PDF, you can manage and customize the PDF easily with a PDF management tool. UPDF is one such ideal PDF management tool that allows you to read, edit text/images/links, and annotate PDFs. Furthermore, you can use UPDF to create/convert PDF from/to Word, Excel, PPT, etc.

In short, you get all the PDF management-related features under one roof with UPDF. So, download UPDF and manage your converted PDFs effectively.

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Option 2. Copy Apple Notes to a Blank PDF Page Directly

There is also another way to export Apple Notes to PDF. You can directly copy the content from Apple Notes, create a blank PDF using UPDF for iOS, and paste the content into it. This method is less convenient than option 1, but you can test this method by following the below steps:

  1. Launch Notes and copy the content from the note file you want to export as PDF.
  2. Install and launch the UPDF iOS app. Click the "+" icon from the bottom.
  3. Click "Create PDF" from the bottom small pop-up window and then choose "Blank".
  1. In the newly created blank PDF, click the "T-shaped" icon from the top right corner and then click the "Text" icon from the bottom.
  2. Paste the note content you copied earlier and save the file.

This way, you can export Apple notes on iPhone as PDF by a simple copy-paste approach.

Bonus. How to Convert a Scanned Document with Multiple Pages in Apple Notes to a PDF

If you have scanned images saved in the Apple Notes, you can still convert that multi-page note file into a PDF. So, follow the below steps to convert scanned images in the Apple Notes to PDF.

  1. Launch the UPDF iOS app. Click the "+" icon from the bottom-left corner and select "Scan" to take a picture of the document that you want to convert to PDF. Alternatively, you can also choose an image of the document from your Gallery app.
  2. If you choose to import from Gallery app, then select one or more images from your Photos or Albums section and tap Add on the top-right to import to UPDF.

This way, all the scanned images extracted from Apple Notes will be converted to PDF.

Besides converting scanned images to PDF, UPDF for iOS also offers more top-notch PDF creation options as well:

  • It can create PDFs from any text-based documents and images in various formats.
  • It can scan anything and convert to PDF instantly. You can also use UPDF's desktop app to convert the scanned PDF into an editable and searchable PDF with the OCR feature.
  • It can merge multiple images or PDF files into a single PDF.
  • It provides different templates to create PDFs on iOS with varying styles of background, such as blank, lined, grid, dotted, and graph.

In short, the UPDF for iOS app incorporates all the functionality you need to create PDFs or convert other file formats to PDFs easily. Simply download UPDF and try out all the UPDF capabilities yourself.

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UPDF is More Than a PDF Creator or Convertor Platform

Until now, we have learned that UPDF provides exceptional functionality in converting files to PDFs or creating PDFs from scratch. But there is a lot more that UPDF has to offer.

Besides iOS, UPDF is also compatible with Windows, Mac, and Android systems. Furthermore, below are all the other features you get with UPDF:

  • Extensive Reading Experience: It provides the most smooth and pleasant PDF reading experience. You can view PDFs in different layouts and choose between light/dark modes for smooth reading.
  • Editing PDFs: It provides powerful PDF editing capabilities, including adding/editing text, images, links, backgrounds, etc.
  • Annotate PDFs: It provides a wide range of annotation tools with which you can highlight, draw, underline, mark, insert comments, paste stamps/stickers, etc.
  • Compress PDFs: It can instantly reduce the size of large PDFs by letting you adjust the PDF quality.
  • Batch Process PDFs: It provides a super-fast batch feature to convert, insert, combine, encrypt, and print multiple PDFs.
  • UPDF AI: It provides a ChatGPT-powered virtual AI assistant to interact with PDFs through the chat box and ask for help in summarizing, explaining, translating, ideating, rewriting, proofreading, and more.
  • UPDF Cloud: It provides 10GB of cloud storage to save files directly in the cloud and easily access them when required.
  • Protect PDFs: It allows you to set passwords for PDFs and avoid unauthentic access to sensitive PDFs.

Simply put, UPDF is a full-fledged PDF editor and manager tool that provides an all-in-one solution to fulfill all PDF-related needs easily. On top of that, its click-based, user-friendly interface makes it really convenient to use without any learning curve. So, why think more? Download and purchase UPDF right now and keep a powerful PDF editor tool ready to use anytime.

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Millions of Apple users use Notes to create important notes and checklists easily. Therefore, many users also look for ways to export Apple Notes to PDF for a more convenient way of sharing the notes with anyone. That's why this guide thoroughly explored how to create PDFs from Apple Notes. So, follow the steps discussed above to export Apple Notes as PDF. Furthermore, download UPDF to have access to a powerful PDF management and editor tool to easily make changes in PDFs whenever you want.

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