How to Take Full-Page Screenshots on iPhone

Screenshot the whole length of a page without taking multiple screenshots.

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Did you know you can take full-page screenshots on your iPhone in Safari? This means that rather than capturing only the section of the web page that's visible on your iPhone display, you'll be able to screenshot the entire page. We'll walk you through how to take full-page screenshots on iPhone.

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Why You'll Love This Tip

  • Your screenshots can go full page and save all the information you need without the need for several different image files.
  • Learn how to save your screenshot as a PDF and easily share or print an entire web page.

How to Take an iPhone Scrolling Screenshot

For more great iPhone tricks, sign up for our free Tip of the Day newsletter! Here's how to take a long screenshot on iPhone.

  1. Open the web page in Safari that you'd like to capture and take a screenshot as you normally would. 
  2. Tap the screenshot preview that pops up in the lower-left corner of your screen.

    screenshot preview on iphone
  3. Tap Full Page at the top of your screen.

    tap full page at the top of the screen
  4. Tap Done.

    tap done
  5. You’ll be given the options to Save PDF to Files, Delete Screenshot, or Cancel.

    Save or delete
  6. Choose where to save your PDF screenshot.

    Choose where to save your screenshot
  7. Tap Save.

    Tap Save

If your screenshot does not appear in the Files app right away, give it a few minutes and check again. Sometimes it can take a moment to process.

Now you can save screenshots of entire web pages to your Files app! This comes in especially handy when you want to save a whole article without having to break it into individual screen-sized pieces.

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Leanne Hays

Leanne Hays is a Feature Writer at iPhone Life, and has written hundreds of in-depth how-to and troubleshooting articles. She's a former Associate Editor for iPhone Life magazine, and has written for the Iowa Source, as well as web content for education marketing. Leanne has an associate's degree in education, with a focus on curriculum development, as well as a bachelor's degree in science. She has over nine years of experience with SEO, social media management, and web development and writing. Despite years of web work, Leanne is by no means an early adapter; she's only owned a smartphone for five years, which makes her highly sympathetic to the learning curve of new iPhone owners. She enjoys making reader's lives easier and putting her education experience to work by walking them through the most practical ways to use Apple devices, step-by-step.

In off-work hours, Leanne is a mother of two, homesteader, audiobook fanatic, musician, and learning enthusiast.