How to Save Only One Page of a PDF

Piers Zoew Friday August 12, 2022 6:51 AM

Whether you want to save only one page from a PDF for printing or for other purposes, you can find the most suitable method here. This post will introduce the 3 most efficient PDF splitting ways to help you save a specific page of a PDF quickly and simply.

A PDF often consists of multiple pages or sections including different factors and knowing how to save one page of a PDF could help improve efficiency when you need to share one page of a PDF document or only want to print one page not the whole PDF for saving paper.

Whether you want to save only 3 pages of a PDF or just one page of a PDF, you can make it by using a Web Browser, PDFgear, or Adobe Acrobat DC. Read on and we will show you how to save a specific page of a PDF with these three PDF tools.

At the same time, you can watch the step-by-step video tutorial we offered below to learn one method with great ease.

How to Save Just One Page of PDF with a Web Browser

Nowadays most web browsers come with an inbuilt PDF reader. In a word, a web browser functions as a simple PDF tool when you don’t install any PDF software on your device.

Here we will take Google Chrome as an example to show you how to save just one page of a PDF with step-by-step guidance. Firefox, Microsoft Edge, and so on, also work as Chrome.

Step 1. Open the PDF in Chrome

Locate the PDF file you are to extract from and open it with Chrome.

Open PDF in Chrome

Open PDF in Chrome

Step 2. Select Save As PDF

You will see the PDF display below. Tap on the Print icon, and a pop-up window will jump after. Navigate to Destination and tap on the down arrow of it and select Save As PDF.

Select Save as PDF

Select Save as PDF

Step 3. Save One Page of A PDF

Click on the down arrow of Pages, choose Custom, and type the specific page number to save one page with Chrome.

Here, you can type the specific page number for the page you want to save.

Save Only One Page in Chrome

Save Only One Page in Chrome

Click Save and give a new name for the new PDF file.


For most browsers, you can refer to the tutorial to save pages in a PDF. The older versions of browsers could have slight differences but are mostly similar.

You can save PDF pages with Chrome with three simple clicks. But, Chrome after all mainly serves as a browser, if you need more functions on PDFs, like editing, you will have to rely on a professional PDF editor. Keep reading, we have two for you, you can check and choose the right one.

How to Split One Page of a PDF with Online Tool PDFgear

PDFgear is recommended for people who like online editing. This tool is free to use and can help you save or split one page of a PDF or split pages into multiple files easily. With no watermark and no fee, this tool will deliver you the best performance for splitting pages from a PDF.

Now let us show you how to save pages in PDFgear.

Step 1. Upload the PDF

Move to the PDFgear splitting PDF page with a browser on your device, and click the button to upload your PDF to PDFgear. You can also just drag and drop your file to the box to upload it.

Upload Your PDF

Upload Your PDF

Step 2. Split PDF Pages

Enter the page number or page ranges by referring to the Using tips of PDFgear and tap on Split.

Set Page Range

Set Page Range

Tips :

Using tips appears when you put your mouse on the question mark with a circle around it.

PDFgear supports you to enter multiple page ranges to split a PDF. For example, if you input 1 in Page Range, you will get one new file containing page 1. If you want to split the 1-3 pages and the 6th page, you should enter (1-3, 6) to get 2 new PDFs at once.

Step 3. Save PDF Pages

Now that you have finished splitting, click Download to export the selected pages and save them on your device.

Download PDF

Download PDF

As you can see, you can extract pages in PDFgear without the need to open the PDF file like Chrome.

If more functions besides PDF splitting are needed for editing a PDF online, you can still use PDFgear. With it, you can compress, merge, edit PDFs, and so on. If you are interested in PDFgear, you are welcome to read this post which can tell you more detailed information about how PDFgear works online.

And if you prefer software installed on your device for high-frequency use to save PDF pages, you could never miss Adobe Acrobat DC. Read on and check how it works.

How to Save One Page of a PDF with Adobe Acrobat DC

Adobe Acrobat DC is widely recognized as the world’s leading PDF editor packed with the tools for you to view, edit, split, convert, and share PDFs. But if you want to always get the newest features of it, you need to pay for it. Yes, Adobe Acrobat DC has paid version, it is about € 17,69 per month.

If you can accept it, we can move on and have a look at how to use it to save one PDF page or any pages you want with its split tool.

Step 1. Launch Adobe Acrobat DC

Open the PDF document you are going to extract pages in Adobe Acrobat DC.

PDF in Adobe Acrobat DC

PDF in Adobe Acrobat DC

Step 2. Use the Extract Tool to Save Pages

Go to Tools>Organize Pages>Extract and then enter the page number you want to save individually in the toolbar to extract.

Extract Pages in PDF

Extract Pages in PDF

When you make sure all the settings, tap the blue Extract button.

Step 3. Save Pages Using Adobe Acrobat DC

Here you can see a new PDF opens in a new window, give it a name and save it (File>Save as…).

Save Page in Adobe

Save Page in Adobe

Frequently Asked Questions about PDF Splitting

Can I Restore the Original PDF After Splitting?

Of course, you can. If you use PDFgear to split PDF pages, your original file will keep the same. PDFgear only makes changes on the uploaded PDF file stored in the cloud platform. So after splitting in PDFgear, you will get a new file containing the extracted pages while keeping the original one.

How to Save Only One Page of a PDF on iPhone?

If you are an iPhone user and want to split PDF pages on the go, you can still try the online tool – PDFgear, which can work on PC and mobile phones. Only three clicks are needed.

Step 1. Find Split PDF Tool in PDFgear with your browser of your iPhone.

Step 2. Upload the PDF and custom page range to split.

Step 3. Save PDF pages on your device.


Now we have known three methods or tools to save one PDF page or multiple pages in a PDF. For tool Chrome, in terms of PDF extraction, you can regard it as a PDF splitter, cause it can only help you split PDF compared to the other two tools. And one time, you can only get one file when splitting.

The tool PDFgear is a completely free online PDF tool aiming to make PDF editing quick and easy, which you can access in any of your browsers. By the way, with it, you can save any pages in a PDF by customizing page range and exporting pages in multiple files as you like one time.

The tool Adobe Acrobat DC, there is no doubt, is powerful and professional in the field of PDF editing, you can achieve almost all editions on PDFs. But a relatively high charge might have you think twice.

There are more other tools to help you save PDF pages, here we select three representative ones for you, you can choose one according to your needs.

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