How to delete PDF pages on an iPhone.

A woman walking outside deletes pages from a PDF file using an iPhone.

You can remove as many pages as you like from a PDF, no matter where you are, with Adobe Acrobat online services.

You’re away from your desk and a work colleague needs you to quickly delete a section from a report in a PDF. With Adobe Acrobat online, you can easily access that PDF on your iPhone and quickly delete those pages — from anywhere in just minutes.

Delete PDF pages on an iPhone step by step.

  1. Navigate to Acrobat’s page for deleting PDFs.
  2. Tap the button labeled “Select a file” to choose your PDF file.
  3. After the file uploads, sign in to a service such as Adobe, Apple, or Google.
  4. You’ll see thumbnails of every page in the PDF. Tap on a thumbnail and then tap the trash icon to delete that page.
  5. If you want to delete many pages at once, you can tap each one and its checkmark box. When you’ve chosen all the pages to delete, tap the trash icon in the top toolbar.
  6. Tap Save and rename the file.
  7. You can download the file or share it with others via a link or email.

Your PDF is now updated and ready for your colleagues.

How to delete downloaded PDFs on iPhone.

Once you’re done reading a long PDF that you’ve downloaded on your iPhone, you might want to delete it so that it doesn’t take up unnecessary space on the screen or in your storage. Ensure the file is deleted by following these steps:

  1. Open the File app.
  2. Tap Browse, then On My iPhone.
  3. Tap and hold the icon or file name for the PDF you want to delete.
  4. Choose Delete from the drop-down menu.

If your PDF is stored in the Books app, you’ll need to find the file within the app.

  1. On the homescreen, tap Books.
  2. Tap the Library icon.
  3. Tap Collections.
  4. Tap the Collection where the file is stored. It could be under Books or PDFs.
  5. Tap Edit in the upper right corner.
  6. Tap the file you want to delete.
  7. Tap the trash icon.
  8. Tap Done.

Do more than just deleting PDF pages on your iPhone

You don’t need an app or special software to do more with PDFs on your iPhone. In addition to deleting pages, you can edit and annotate PDFs quickly and easily in your favorite browser using Acrobat online services. That means you can keep the work moving even when you’re away from your desk.

Right on your phone, you’ll be able to tap the icons in the toolbar to add text, sticky notes, shapes, or signatures. You can do even more with PDFs on an iPhone, including combining PDFs, so take a moment to explore other easy-to-use tools from Acrobat online services.