How to Flatten All Annotations on PDFs to Make Them Uneditable (Create Flattened PDFs)

PDF Reader – iPad Premium Edition supports the PDF flatten feature to help you preserve valuable content of an annotated PDF file, contract, or form before you email it out.  

1. Open a PDF file.

2. Tap the "More" icon   in the upper righthand corner on the top bar and you will see a dropdown menu.  

3. Select “Create a Flattened Copy” under “Actions” to enable the flatten process automatically. The flattened copy will be saved to PDF Documents management page  .  


△ Attention: Please notice that the annotations in the flattened copy can no longer be edited or moved. This is designed to protect your important information such as digital signatures. △

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