Save a PDF of your file on your mobile device

You can use Office mobile apps on your Android or Windows mobile device to save your Word documents, Excel workbooks, and PowerPoint presentations as PDF files. To do this, you use the Print option..

Note: You can’t save an Office file as a PDF from your iPad or iPhone.

Save as tagged PDF

You can use Word on your mobile device to save your documents as tagged PDF files. Tagged PDF files make it easier for screen readers and other assistive technologies to determine a logical reading order and navigation for the file as well allowing content reflow when using mobile phones.

On your Windows Phone

Note: Save as tagged PDF is only available for Word on Windows Phone.

  1. Open the Word file that you want to save as a tagged PDF, and then tap the File icon File icon on your phone.

  2. On the File menu, tap Save.

    File Menu
  3. On the Save menu, tap Export this file.

    Export this file
  4. Choose a location for your PDF and tap Next icon

  5. Enter a File name for the PDF, and tap and select PDF from theFile Type drop down.

    Save as PDF
  6. Tap Save Save Icon

    Your Word document will be saved as PDF in the location you chose in step 4.

Save as PDF

On your Android tablet or phone

  1. Open the file that you want to save as a PDF, and then tap File on your tablet or tap the File icon File icon on your phone.

  2. On the File tab, tap Print.

    File menu

  3. If not already selected, tap Save as PDF on the drop-down list, and then tap Save.

    Select Save as PDF

  4. Tap Save

    Save as PDF

  5. Choose a location for your PDF, enter a new name (optional), and then tap Save.

    File location

On your Windows tablet or phone

  1. Open the file that you want to save as a PDF, and then tap File on your tablet or tap the File icon File icon on your phone.

  2. On the File menu, tap Print.

    File menu

  3. If not already selected, tap Microsoft Print to PDF on your tablet or tap PDF on your phone.

    Print menu

  4. Tap Print.

    Print PDF

  5. On your tablet, the Save Output As page appears. Choose a location for your PDF, enter a new name, and then tap Save.

    Save PDF

    On your phone, your PDF will be automatically saved in your Documents folder.

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