How to Convert Chrome HTML to PDF

Whether you want to save a webpage as an offline document or take a closer look at the HTML, it’s useful to know how to save a Chrome HTML document to a PDF.

We share everything you need to know about converting a Chrome HTML page into a PDF file, so you can share, read, or access it easily.

Continue reading to find out how to turn a Chrome HTML document to PDF format.

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Quick list: How to Convert Chrome HTML to PDF.

Follow these steps to saving a Chrome webpage to PDF.

  1. Select the webpage. Visit the webpage you want to convert. Click the three dots representing the Customise and control Google Chrome in the top right-hand corner of your screen.
  2. Select Print from the subsequent drop-down menu.
  3. Change the destination location from your printer to Save as PDF and you can then choose where to store your newly PDF-formatted webpage.

In Detail: How to Change Chrome HTML to PDF.

  1. Navigate to the webpage that you would like to download/convert into a PDF.

  2. Click the Customise and control Google Chrome icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to open a drop-down menu of options. This looks like three dots. Left click the Print command.

  3. The print preview page will then pop-up on your screen. In the Destination tab, the name of your nearest connected printer will most likely be displayed. If it is, left click this tab and change the Destination to Save as PDF.

  4. After selecting this option, the blue icon in the bottom right-hand corner of the screen that says Print will change to Save. Click this button and you will then be prompted to name your new PDF and choose a location for it as shown below.

  5. Save your new PDF ensuring that in the Save as type drop-down menu you select Adobe Acrobat Document (*.pdf). Then after saving to check that your new PDF has downloaded correctly, locate the document and open it with Adobe Acrobat Reader.

  6. You have successfully converted your Chrome HTML to PDF. Now you can edit, combine, organise, redact, protect, compress, sign and add comments to the document using Adobe Acrobat Document Cloud.

Benefits of Converting a Chrome Webpage to a PDF.

Now that you know how to turn Chrome HTML documents to PDF, you can reap the benefits.

  • Remote working. If you are often working on the go, finding a reliable Wi-Fi network to connect to can be problematic. By downloading the webpages you need in PDF, you can access to everything you need on your laptop without having to worry about connecting to Wi-Fi.
  • Smoother presentations. When you’re presenting something to a large audience in the workplace, there is a lot of pressure to get things just right. You want your slides and all your information to look sleek and professional, as well as being informative and helpful. Saving Chrome HTML documents as a PDF allows you to effortlessly edit the webpage on Adobe Acrobat, which means you can lift infographics, charts and quotes seamlessly.
  • Quicker editing. If you download information from a webpage as a PDF, you can use Adobe Acrobat’s editing tools to adapt and annotate them.


Find answers to questions about saving webpages as PDFs here.

How do I save a specific webpage?

If you want to save one page rather than multiple, there’s an easy way to do that. Before clicking Save, click the Pages drop-down underneath Destination, and type in the exact page or pages that you want to save in PDF format.

How do I get my PDFs to open in Adobe instead of Chrome?

Open Google Chrome > click the three dots in the top right corner > click Settings.

The settings will open > on the left side menu click Privacy and Security.

Click Site Settings > Additional Content Settings > select Download PDFs (instead of Open PDFS in Chrome).

Now open Adobe Acrobat > click Edit > click Preferences > click General > scroll down and click Select As PDF Handler.

How do I open a Chrome HTML document?

Find where your HTML file is stored on your desktop. Right-click on the file extension and navigate to Open With. There you can choose how you’d like to open and view your Chrome document.

Can I save a Chrome webpage to PDF on mobile?

To save webpages to PDF on mobile smoothly, you can either download the Adobe Acrobat app or open the Chrome app on your Android or iOS device and follow the same steps as you would when turning a webpage on Chrome to a PDF on your PC.

More tips for using Acrobat.

Need more than webpage to PDF Chrome advice from Adobe Acrobat? Check out these other handy user guides.

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