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Add Pages to PDF Files and Combine PDF Pages Online for Free

by Hung Nguyen

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No watermarks or size limits—just a simple and easy-to-use online tool to add pages to your PDF files for free.

PDF files are incredibly practical: they’re lightweight, universally compatible, and can’t be edited easily. However, not being editable has some drawbacks, too. Sometimes, you may have two separate files that are actually meant to be one.

In this article, we’ll show you how you can easily add a page from one PDF file to another, combine the pages of many PDF files into one, and give you some tips for more cool PDF editing ideas.

How to Add Pages to a PDF

  1. Go to the Merge PDF tool.

  2. Add the files you want to combine.

  3. Click “Merge PDF.”

  4. Download your converted file. Done!

Add Pages to PDF Files and Combine PDFs Online for Free

Add pages to PDF files with Smallpdf

How to Add Only One Page of a PDF to Another File

  1. While on the third step, click “Page Mode” to see all the pages in each file.
  2. Hover over the pages you don’t want to keep and click on the trash icon at the top-right of the thumbnail image.
  3. As before, click “Merge PDF” and download your file!
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Or you can also add only one page to a PDF file if you'd like

Add Pages to PDF Files Offline—How?


Our online processing tools are convenient to use, as you don’t have to sign up or install anything. However, if you’re ever without an internet connection and need to add pages to your PDF files offline, check out the Smallpdf Desktop App.

Here are the instructions for you to add pages to PDF files offline with the offline app:

  1. Open the PDF file you need to add pages to.
  2. Scroll to the bottom of your pages and click the “Insert” icon.
  3. Select the PDF you’d like to add.
  4. Save your PDF.
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How to add pages to PDF offline

You can also add a new PDF by right-clicking on a specific page, selecting “Insert,” and then “Insert PDF.” Or you can select “Insert blank page after” which will add a blank page to the document. With either method, you can rotate, delete, or rearrange the pages in any way you’d like.

Aside From Adding Pages to PDFs, What Else Can I Do?


We have over 20 useful PDF tools for you to use, depending on your needs. These include:

  • Compress - Reduce the size of files with our popular compression tool.
  • Split - Reverse the merging that you did here.
  • Converter - Need the PDF file in JPG, Word, Excel, or PPT? We’ve got you covered here.
  • Encrypt - Add password protection to your sensitive PDF files.

Is Smallpdf Free to Use?


You can use all the tools on our online site free of charge, with some limitations. If that isn’t enough, you may want to consider Smallpdf Pro. A Pro subscription gives you unlimited access to all Smallpdf features. You can use the offline desktop app, convert or compress multiple files at once with batch mode, and will no longer be limited by daily usage restrictions. You can try Smallpdf Pro out with our 7-day free trial to check out everything we have to offer before committing.

And that’s the end of another edition of our how-to articles. I hope we helped you and your PDF needs. Until next time!

Hung Nguyen
Hung Nguyen
Senior Growth Marketing Manager @Smallpdf