Mark up in iOS on PDFs, photos, screenshot

– iPads, iPhones

mark up icon circle with a pencil tip


  • Can open on PDFs, photos, screenshots
  • Open from Photos, email, Teams, websites, Canvas, D2L-Brightspace
  • Rotate PDF in Mark up 3 dots menu on the right hand side
  • Draw, write, highlight, add text boxes, add signatures, add shapes
  • Colour, size and font choices
  • Share/ send annotated  PDF, photo, screenshot with email, airdrop, OneDrive, Teams
  • Can use Read&Write keyboard, Keedogo Keyboard, Enable Dictation and Predictive text in the Text boxes
  • Use copy and paste from AAC device message windows into Text Boxes
  • Can use Speech Controller or Speak Selection


iPad Options for output on documents (Snap Type, Claro, Mark up, Book Creator)

SETBC Built In Tools to Support Literacy – Module 6 Literacy Supports on iPads 


Use Markup on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

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