The Notes app on iPhone, iPad, and Mac makes it easy to share notes in linked form via iCloud. You can also co-edit notes with others in real time. However, if you want to share your notes in file format, the best way to ensure compatibility is to convert them to the universal PDF (Portable Document) format.
If you use Apple Notes on your iPhone or iPad, there are a few relatively easy ways to create PDFs from your notes. On Mac, the Notes app includes a dedicated PDF export feature that makes jobs even more accessible. This tutorial will walk you through each method on selected Apple devices.
Mark up notes and save to PDF on iPhone and iPad
The fastest way to convert Apple Notes notes to PDF on iPhone and iPad is to enter the markup screen. You can then save the file anywhere within the Files app, with or without annotations.
Note: In rare cases, saving a note with text and images in markup can result in a PNG image file. In that case, please output the memo to PDF by the following method.
1. Note Open the app on your iPhone or iPad and select the notes you want to convert.
2. Tap . more The icon (horizontal ellipsis) in the upper-right corner of the screen. If your notes are in a third-party account (such as Outlook or Gmail), share Use the icon (box with an arrow pointing up) instead.
3. Tap send a copy.
4. Tap markup Click to enter the markup screen for iOS or iPadOS devices.