Add custom pages or templates to PDFs using Adobe Express

You can add custom pages to your PDFs within Acrobat using the integrated Adobe Express app, which offers thousands of templates to choose from. Use the Add Custom Page tool in Acrobat to launch this integration.

In the Acrobat desktop application, go to Tools, and choose Add Custom Page in the Create & Edit section.

Add custom page tool

The option is also available on the toolbar while using the Organize Pages or Combine Files tool.

Add a custom page

Add a custom page to a PDF

You can add a cover or divider page to your PDF with customizable templates from the integrated Adobe Express app in Acrobat.

Steps:

  1. In Acrobat, go to Tools and choose Add Custom Page in the Create & Edit section.

    Add custom page tool

  2. A file explorer window opens. Choose an existing PDF to which you want to add a new page, and click Open.

    Select your PDF from the file explorer window

  3. A new window opens with page editing options powered by Adobe Express.

    Choose the template you want to use for your new page, and use the editing controls to change any colors or text to your liking. Once you have finished customizing the page, click Add to add the page to your PDF.

    Choose and add a template

  4. The new page is added as the first page in your PDF. You can drag the added page to the desired position in the PDF.

  5. Click Edit if you want to make additional changes to the new page. The editing panel opens. Click Save when you've finished. The updates appear in your PDF.

    Edit the added template

    Note:

    Once you save your PDF, you can't edit the added page by opening the Adobe Express app from Acrobat.

  6. Click Close and save the PDF. This will finalize the changes on your new page, and you won't have access to the Edit option on that page going forward.

Add a custom page to a PDF from page thumbnails

You can add a custom page to your PDF from the page thumbnails displayed in the left pane.

Steps:

  1. Open the PDF in Acrobat and click Page Thumbnails in the left pane.

  2. Right-click between the pages where you want to insert a page and choose Add Custom Page.

    Add custom page from page thumbnails

  3. A new window opens with page editing options powered by Adobe Express.

    Choose the template you want to use for your new page, and use the editing controls to change any colors or text to your liking. Once you have finished customizing the page, click Add to add the page to your PDF.

    Choose and add a template

  4. The page is added to your PDF. You can drag the added page to the desired position and then save your PDF.

Add a custom page to a PDF while organizing pages

You can add a custom page to your PDF while organizing pages in Acrobat using the Organize Pages tool. For more information, see Add a custom page while organizing pages.

Add a custom page to a PDF while combining files

You can add a custom page to your PDF while combining files in Acrobat using the Combine Files tool. For more information, see Add a custom page to a PDF while combining files.

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