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Print and Save the Page as a PDF in Chrome on Android

Do you need to take a printout or store it locally from the Chrome app? Learn how to print and save a web page as a PDF file on an Android phone.

We can connect the printer to mobile devices and take a hard copy printout. However, Chrome browser has a feature that allows you to save the printout page as a PDF file on the device’s storage.

The Print menu offers the option to save the webpage as a PDF. We can then share this saved PDF file with other printer-connected devices to print later.

In this guide, we have shared the steps to print a webpage and save it as a PDF file in the Google Chrome app.

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How to Print & Save Webpage as PDF on Chrome Android? 📄

Print and Save Pages as PDFs

You must run the print command and change the printer type to Save as PDF to save the webpage as a PDF file. Here are the steps to follow:

  1. Open the Chrome app for Android.
  2. Access any website page you want to convert and save into a PDF file.
  3. Tap on More vertical 3-dots icon for the options menu.
  4. Select the Share… option from the list.
    Chrome Android Share option
  5. Within the Share… window, select the Print option.
    Chrome Android Print Command
  6. Switch the Printer drop-down to Save as PDF on the Print Preview page.
  7. Hit the Save as PDF button and choose the location to save the file.
    Chrome Android Save as PDF and Print Preview

That’s it, we can save a webpage as a PDF on our Android device storage. You can also print the file by clicking All Printers from the drop-down menu and selecting the desired printer connected to the same network.

You can choose the storage location and share the PDF file using any medium on messaging and communication apps.

Bottom Line

PDF files are always helpful and easy to read. Chrome Android’s ability to print a webpage as a PDF file takes it to the next level. These PDF files can be viewed offline and shared within the network.

Similarly, one can print a page on a Chrome desktop to save it as a PDF file. These printed PDF files can be shared with anyone.

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Kushal Azza

Kushal Azza

Kushal Azza is a Google Certified Analytics & IT Professional, Digital Content Creator, and Go-To Digital Marketer with an Engineering Degree. He has over a decade of experience solving tech problems, troubleshooting, and innovating digital solutions. Follow him on Twitter and LinkedIn.

2 comments and feedback

    1. Hi Fred, when you tap on the Save button, it will ask for the location where you want to save the PDF file. If it doesn’t, then please check the Downloads folder.

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