How to Convert JPG to PDF


This wikiHow teaches you how to combine multiple JPG photos into a single PDF file. You can do this using built-in software on both Windows and Mac computers. Although many smartphones use the PNG format to store images, you can still create a PDF using image files from your smartphone by using a third-party app.

Part 1
On Windows

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Click the Windows logo in the bottom-left corner of the screen. The Start menu will pop up.

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Click the Photos button, which resembles a pair of mountain peaks on a colored background, in the Start menu. If you don't see the Photos icon here, type photos into the text box at the bottom of the Start menu, then click Photos near the top of the menu.

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This button is in the top-right corner of the Photos window.

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Click each photo which you want to add to your PDF.

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It's a printer-shaped icon in the upper-right side of the page. Doing so will open a "Print" menu.

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At the top of the menu, you should see "Microsoft Print to PDF" in a box. If you see a different printer name here, click the printer's name box, then click Microsoft Print to PDF in the resulting drop-down menu.

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It's at the bottom of the menu. Doing so will open a new window.

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Type whatever you want to name your PDF into the "File name" text box near the bottom of the window.

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Click the folder in which you want to save your PDF on the left side of the window. You may have to scroll up or down to find the proper folder.

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It's in the bottom-right corner of the window. Doing so will add your photos to a PDF and save it in your specified location under your specified name.

Part 2
On Mac

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Click the Preview app icon, which resembles a magnifier on top of a couple of photos, in your Mac's Dock. A Finder window will open. If Preview isn't in your Mac's Dock, type preview into Spotlight and then double-click Preview in the results.

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In the Finder window, go to the folder in which your JPG files are located, then hold down ⌘ Command while clicking each one you wish to add to the PDF.

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It's in the lower-right side of the window. This will open the selected photos in Preview.

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This menu item is in the upper-left corner of your Mac's screen. A drop-down menu will 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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It's near the bottom of the File drop-down menu.

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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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This option is in the drop-down menu. A "Save" window will open.

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

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On the left side of the window, click a folder (e.g., Desktop) in which to save your PDF. You may instead need to click a "Where" drop-down box and then select a location from the resulting drop-down menu.

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It's in the bottom-right corner of the window. Doing so will add your photos to a PDF and save it in your specified location under your specified name.

Part 3
On iPhone

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PDF Photos is a free app that can add your iPhone's JPG (or PNG) images to a PDF and save the PDF in your iPhone's Files app. To download PDF Photos, do the following: Open your iPhone's App Store. Tap Search. Tap the search bar. Type in pdf photos, then tap Search. Tap GET to the right of the "PDF Photos" heading, then enter your Apple ID password or Touch ID when prompted.

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Tap OPEN in the App Store. You can also tap the PDF Photos app icon to open PDF Photos. You may be prompted to look through PDF Photos' intro. If so, tap Next three times to skip it.

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Tap the page layout option that corresponds to the way you want your images to be displayed in the PDF. By default, each photo will take up one page.

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It's in the bottom-right corner of the screen.

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If you want to use a cover page or photo for your document, tap the template that pertains to what you want to use. By default, no cover photo will be selected.

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It's in the bottom-right corner of the screen.

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This option is at the bottom of the screen. Doing so opens your Photos app. You may first have to tap OK to allow PDF Photos to access your photos.

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Tap the album from which you want to add photos, then tap each photo you want to add to your PDF.

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It's in the top-right corner of the screen. You may need to tap OK on a tip window before proceeding.

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You can change the order in which your photos will be displayed in the PDF by tapping and dragging photos to the proper location.

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It's in the bottom-right corner of the screen. You may need to tap OK between these pages.

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Scroll down and tap Files, then tap On My iPhone, select a folder, and tap Add in the top-right corner of the screen. You can view your PDF by opening the Files app, tapping Browse, tapping On My iPhone, going to the folder in which you saved the PDF, and tapping the PDF.

Part 4
On Android

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This is a free app that can turn any group of images, including JPG images, into a PDF file: Open the Google Play Store. Tap the search bar. Type in image to pdf, then press the "Enter" or "Search" key. Tap the Image to PDF Converter option that has an image of two mountains and a sun on it. This app is by BG Studio. Tap INSTALL, then tap ACCEPT if prompted.

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Tap OPEN in the Google Play Store to do so. You can also tap the Image to PDF Converter app icon.

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It's in the top-left corner of the screen.

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Tap the album from which you want to select photos.

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Tap each photo you want to place in a PDF.

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It's a checkmark icon in the top-right corner of the screen.

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This option is to the right of a right-facing arrow at the top of the screen.

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It's at the bottom of the page. Doing so will save your PDF onto your Android's hard drive. You may need to close an add before you can proceed.

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Tap Open PDF, then select a program to use if prompted. Your PDF will be saved in the "Image to PDF Converter" folder in your Android's default storage. You can find it by using your Android's File Explorer to open your storage and tapping the "Image to PDF Converter" folder.