How to Remove Annotations from a PDF on iPhone

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1. Open the PDF document in Highlights

Tap the PDF you want to open in the Highlights document browser:

iPhone displaying Highlights document browser

The PDF opens full screen:

iPhone displaying a PDF document open in Highlights

2. Tap on the annotation you want to remove

This will bring up the annotation popover:

Annotation popover

3. Tap the trash button in the annotation popover

The annotation is removed from the PDF and the text associated with it no longer appears in your notes.

If you want to add a different annotation instead, check out this guide.