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Method 1 On Windows

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    Open Start Image titled Windowsstart.png . Click the Windows logo in the bottom-left corner of the screen. The Start menu will pop up.
    • Alternatively, if you have a picture that you want to convert on your desktop or in another similarly accessible location, right-click the picture, select Open with, and click Photos to open the picture in the Photos app. You can skip to the "Click the Print icon" step if you do this.
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    Type in photos. This will search your computer for the Photos app, which is where all of your computer's pictures are stored.

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    Click Photos. It should be at the top of the Start menu.

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    Select a picture to convert. Click a picture that you want to turn into a PDF to open the picture.
    • If you want to create a PDF with more than one image in it, first click Select in the upper-right side of the Photos window, then click each photo that you want to add to the PDF.
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    Click the "Print" icon. It's a printer-shaped outline in the upper-right side of the window. This will prompt the "Print" menu to open.
    • You can also press Ctrl+P.
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    Select the "Microsoft Print to PDF" printer. Click the "Printer" drop-down box, then click Microsoft Print to PDF in the resulting drop-down menu.

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    Click Print. It's at the bottom of the menu. Doing so will immediately open a window for you to save your file.

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    Enter a file name. Type a name for your PDF into the "File name" text box near the bottom of the window.

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    Select a save location. Click a folder on the left side of the window to select it as your PDF's save location.

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    Click Save. It's in the bottom-right corner of the window. Doing so will save your new PDF.

Method 2 On Mac

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    Open Preview. Click the Preview app icon, which resembles a magnifier on top of a couple of photos, in your Mac's Dock.
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    Select a picture to convert. In the file selection window that opens, go to the folder in which your picture is located, then click the picture in question to select it.
    • You can select more than one picture by holding down ⌘ Command and clicking each picture that you want to use.
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    Click Open. It's in the lower-right side of the window. Doing so opens your photos in Preview.

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    Click File. This menu item is in the upper-left corner of your Mac's screen. Clicking it prompts a drop-down menu to appear.
    • If you want to rearrange your pictures' order, first do so by dragging them up or down in the left-hand sidebar.
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    Click Print…. You'll find it near the bottom of the File drop-down menu.

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    Click the PDF drop-down box. It's in the bottom-left corner of the window. A drop-down menu will appear.
    • If you need to change any print settings (e.g., photo orientation), first click Show Details at the bottom of the window and select your preferred settings.
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    Click Save as PDF. This option is in the drop-down menu. Doing so will open a window for you to save your picture(s) as a PDF file.

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    Enter a file name. Type the name of your PDF into the "Title" text field.

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    Select a save location if needed. On the left side of the window, click a folder (e.g., Desktop) in which to save your PDF.

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    Click Save. It's in the bottom-right corner of the window. Doing so will save your PDF.

Method 3 On iPhone

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    Open Photos. Tap the Photos app icon, which resembles a multicolored pinwheel on a white background.

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    Select a photo. Tap the album from which you want to select your photo, then tap the photo that you want to turn into a PDF. The photo will open.
    • You may first have to tap the Albums tab in the bottom-right corner of the screen.
    • If you want to select multiple photos, tap Select in the top-right corner of the screen, then tap each photo that you want to select.
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    Tap the "Share" icon Image titled Iphoneblueshare2.png . It's in the bottom-left corner of the screen. A pop-up menu will appear.
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    Tap Print. You'll find this printer-shaped icon in the bottom row of the menu.

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    Open the PDF view. On the "Printer Options" page, zoom in on the preview at the bottom of the screen by pinching your fingers away from each other. This will open your selected picture(s) in a PDF preview.
    • If your iPhone has 3D Touch, you can press down on the preview to open it in a new window and then press down harder to open the PDF preview.
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    Tap the "Share" icon Image titled Iphoneblueshare2.png . It's in the top-right corner of the screen. This will open a menu at the bottom of the screen.
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    Tap Save to Files. This folder-shaped icon is in the bottom row of the menu. Doing so will open a list of your Files app's available save locations.

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    Select a save location. Tap the folder or location in which you want to save your PDF.
    • If you select the On My iPhone location, you will then be able to select a folder (e.g., Numbers) on your iPhone.
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    Tap Add. It's in the top-right corner of the screen. Your PDF will be saved in your selected locations.

Method 4 On Android

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    Download the free Image to PDF Converter app. Open the Image titled Androidgoogleplay.png Google Play Store app, then do the following:
    • Tap the search bar.
    • Type in image to pdf converter and tap Return or Search
    • Tap the Image to PDF Converter app that resembles a sun, two mountains, and the word "PDF".
    • Tap INSTALL
    • Tap ACCEPT when prompted.
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    Open Image to PDF Converter. Tap OPEN in the Google Play Store once the app finishes downloading, or tap the Image to PDF Converter app icon in your Android's App Drawer.

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    Tap +. It's in the top-left corner of the screen. This will open a list of picture locations on your Android.

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    Select an album. Tap the album or location from which you want to select images.

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    Select pictures to convert. Tap each picture that you want to add to your PDF file. You should see a checkmark appear in the bottom-right corner of each selected picture.

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    Tap ✓. It's in the top-right corner of the screen. Doing so will add the photos to your PDF's list.

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    Tap the "Convert" icon. It resembles a right-facing arrow next to a piece of paper that says "PDF" at the top of the screen. This opens the PDF page.

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    Tap Save PDF. It's a blue button at the bottom of the screen. Your selected image(s) will be added to a PDF and saved in the "Image to PDF Converter" folder that's in your Android's default storage location (e.g., the SD card).

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Tips

  • PDFs are useful ways of storing multiple related images (e.g., your driver's license front and back, your passport pages, and/or your social security card).

Warnings

  • PDFs usually take up less space than do their picture counterparts, so you can expect your picture(s) to suffer a drop in quality.

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