Step 2: Tap File > Save Page As to save one version of the document to your phone or PC. Step 3: Tap Save to save the PDF version to your Google Drive or Documents app on your phone. Step 3: If you'd rather send it to another device, tap Send as. To get Google Drive documents to open on any device, tap on the document to open it on the desired device. How to Use Google Drive to Save a Google Doc as PDF What's included in iOS, macOS, and Android Docs. iOS: iOS 11 requires new Docs version 2.02. Android: Android 7.1.2 and after.