Here’s How to Merge PDFs on iOS Using Files

Image of apple folder

On macOS you can merge PDFs together using the built-in Preview tool. You can merge PDFs on iOS as well, using the built-in Files app.

Merge PDFs on iOS

  1. Open Files.
  2. Navigate to the folder with the PDFs you want to merge.
  3. In the upper-right corner, tap Select. Tap each PDF in the order you want them to appear as a merged PDF.
  4. On iPadOS, tap More in the lower-right corner. On iOS, tap the three dots icon.
  5. Then, tap Create PDF in the menu that appears.

Merge pdfs on iOS screenshot

A new PDF will be created that combines the individual PDFs that you selected.

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3 thoughts on “Here’s How to Merge PDFs on iOS Using Files

  • I had rarely the desire to merge PDF’s, but good to know.
    What I would like to know is very basic. How to search for text (aka magnifier glass) in PDF files opened in iOS and iPadOs Preview?

      1. I know that is not possible, but why when it is possible in macOS Preview?

        I have a long list of such WHY’s… Instead of launching each year a new iOS version, Apple should bring useful improvements and slow down on emojis, memojis and kakojis…

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