How to Add a Page to a PDF

Published on: June 14, 2022
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PDFs are great for sharing documents to others, but what if you need to add a page (or multiple) to a PDF before you send out the final version of the document?

Maybe you scanned a document to PDF, but forgot a page or messed up the order. Or maybe you received a PDF document from someone else, but realized that a page was missing? 

Missing pages can be extremely frustrating when working with PDFs. Fortunately, there’s a quick fix. With the right tools, you can easily add a page, multiple pages, or entire documents to an existing PDF. 

Take control of your PDFs, and stay organized. 

How to Add a Page to a PDF

When adding a page to a PDF, you can add pages from a PDF, but you can also add pages from other file types (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc.), scanned documents, and even images! 

It’s easy to add pages to PDFs when you have the right tools. For all things PDF, our recommended tool is PDF Pro, our affordable all-in-one PDF reader, editor, creator, converter, annotator. 

From another PDF:

1. Open the PDF in PDF Pro.

PDF Pro Open button highlighted.

2. Click the Edit tab.

PDF Pro Edit tab highlighted.

3. Press the Insert Page button.

PDF Pro Insert Page button highlighted, within the Edit tab.

4. Press the Browse button.

PDF Pro's Insert Pages dialog box. The Browse button is highlighted.

5. Find and Open the PDF that has the page you want to add. 

Open file dialog box with a PDF titled "Doc1" showing. The Open button is highlighted.

6. Specify which page you want to add. 

PDF Pro's Insert pages dialog box. The "Insert at page number" and "Page range to import" section are highlighted.

7. Press the Insert button. 

PDF Pro's Insert pages dialog box. It reads to insert Page 5 of the new PDF at Page 1 of the old PDF. The Insert button is red and highlighted.

From a different type of file:

You can also add pages to a PDF from different file types, including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. 

1. In PDF Pro press the Create tab, then press the Merge files button.

PDF Pro Create tab and Merge files buttons highlighted.

2. Press the Add files buttons.

PDF Pro's Merging files into a PDF dialog box. The buttons to Add files are highlighted.

3. Select & Open the PDF and other file(s) that you want to add a page from.

Add files dialog box with a file titled "screenshot.png" selected by the mouse. The Open button is highlighted.

4. Press the Create button.

PDF Pro's Merging into a PDF file dialog box. A PDF and a screenshot have been added to be merged. The red Create button is highlighted.

5. Press the Edit tab to Reorder and Delete Pages (if necessary) until you’re happy with the final document. 

PDF Pro's Edit tab. The Delete Page(s) and Reorder Page(s) buttons are highlighted.

How to Add Multiple Pages to a PDF

Adding multiple pages to a PDF is just as simple as adding one page.

From another PDF:

1. In PDF Pro press the Create tab, then press the Merge files button.

PDF Pro Create tab and Merge files buttons highlighted.

2. Click the Add files buttons.

PDF Pro's Merging files into a PDF dialog box. The buttons to Add files are highlighted.

3. Select & Open the PDF and other document(s) that you want to add a page from.

Add files dialog box. A PDF titled "Doc1" is selected. The Open button is highlighted.

4. Press the Create button.

PDF Pro's Merging into a PDF file dialog box. Two PDFs are showing, ready to be merged. The red Create button is highlighted.

5. Press the Edit tab to Reorder and Delete Pages (if necessary) until you’re happy with the final document. 

PDF Pro's Edit tab. The Delete Page(s) and Reorder Page(s) buttons are highlighted.

From a different type of file:

1. In PDF Pro press the Create tab, then press the Merge files button.

PDF Pro Create tab and Merge files buttons highlighted.

2. Click one of the Add files buttons.

PDF Pro's Merging files into a PDF dialog box. The buttons to Add files are highlighted.

3. Select & Open the PDF and other document(s) that you want to add a page from.

Add files dialog box. A PDF titled "Doc1" is selected. The Open button is highlighted.

4. Press the Create button.

PDF Pro's Merging into a PDF file dialog box. Two PDFs are showing, ready to be merged. The red Create button is highlighted.

5. Press the Edit tab to Reorder and Delete Pages (if necessary) until you’re happy with the final document. 

PDF Pro's Edit tab. The Delete Page(s) and Reorder Page(s) buttons are highlighted.

How to Add an Entire PDF into Another PDF

Sometimes it makes more sense to add an entire other PDF, rather than just individual pages, to a PDF.

1. In PDF Pro press the Create tab, then press the Merge files button.

PDF Pro Create tab and Merge files buttons highlighted.

2. Click one of the Add files buttons.

PDF Pro's Merging files into a PDF dialog box. The buttons to Add files are highlighted.

3. Find & Open the original PDF, and the PDF you want to add.

Add files dialog box. A PDF titled "Doc1" is selected. The Open button is highlighted.

4. Press Create.

PDF Pro's Merging into a PDF file dialog box. Two PDFs are showing, ready to be merged. The red Create button is highlighted.

5. Press the Edit tab to Reorder and Delete Pages (if necessary) until you’re happy with the final document. 

PDF Pro's Edit tab. The Delete Page(s) and Reorder Page(s) buttons are highlighted.

How to Add a Blank Page to a PDF

It can be extremely convenient to be able to add a blank page to a PDF, then edit the PDF afterwards. PDF Pro makes adding blank pages and editing PDF pages a breeze. 

1. In PDF Pro, press the Edit tab, then press the Insert Page button.

PDF Pro's Edit tab. The Insert Page button is highlighted.

2. Check the Insert blank pages checkbox. 

PDF Pro's Insert pages dialog box. The Insert blank pages checkbox is check marked and highlighted.

3. Specify where to add your blank page(s), then click Insert.

PDF Pro's Insert pages dialog box. The numbers of blank pages to insert is 5, and is highlighted. The Insert button is red, and highlighted as well.

How to Add a Page From an Image to a PDF

PDF Pro helps you instantly convert images to PDF, and edit PDFs like a pro! Perfect for when you have an image or collection of images that you want to add a single image from.

1. In PDF Pro press the Create tab, then press the Merge files button.

PDF Pro Create tab and Merge files buttons highlighted.

2. Press one of the Add files buttons.

PDF Pro's Merging files into a PDF dialog box. The buttons to Add files are highlighted.

3. Find & Open the file containing the image or page you’d like to add. Repeat this process for the PDF you want to add the page to. 

Add files dialog box with a file titled "screenshot.png" selected by the mouse. The Open button is highlighted.

4. Press Create.

PDF Pro's Merging into a PDF file dialog box. A PDF and a screenshot have been added to be merged. The red Create button is highlighted.

5. Click the Edit tab to Reorder and Delete Pages (if necessary) until you’re happy with the final document

PDF Pro's Edit tab. The Delete Page(s) and Reorder Page(s) buttons are highlighted.

How to Add a Page to a PDF When Offline 

There are several online ways to add pages to a PDF, but if you’re looking for a reliable way to add pages to PDFs online or offline, you want PDF Pro, our all-in-one PDF editor, creator, converter, and more! 

Delete, insert, and reorganize PDF pages, and be in control of your documents.

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Arron StaradubDigital Marketing Specialist
Arron is a Digital Marketer at PDF Pro, where he writes helpful and engaging articles for those that that use PDFs in their daily life. He has a knack for explaining concepts in an easily understandable way. He also loves reading and drinking too much coffee.