A free app to scan documents Android

Simple Scanner is a free PDF scanner app for Android. If you want to scan documents using your Android phone, this is the best free app to do that. It is very easy to use, support batch scanning, OCR text recognition, uploading to cloud storage, wireless transfer to computer, etc. In this quick guide, we will demonstrate how it turns your phone into a portable scanner. Find more features of this free document to PDF scanner from previous linked page or download it onto your mobile phone before we get started.

Scan documents with Android phone

Run the free scanner app on your Android phone, you will see its home screen like this.

simple scanner app android phone

Tap the Camera icon at the bottom right corner, optionally enable Batch Scan if you like to scan multiple pages into one PDF.

simple scanner app android phone - enter batch scan mode

Point your camera toward any document you want to scan, press the Camera icon at the bottom to scan. Press on it again to scan the second page. Repeat the steps to scan more extra pages.

batch scan multiple pages into one pdf using simple scanner app android phone

Touch the check icon to finish scanning. You will then have the choice to change the file name if like and save the scanning as PDF file in the PDF scanner app on your Android phone.

Free PDF scanner app extra tips

  • The free version of the document scanner contains ads. Turn off internet connection if you don’t want to be bothered by the ads.
  • You can download a language pack to your phone if you like to perform OCR, which helps you recognize text in your PDF documents, without internet connection.

More Documents to PDF scanners

Adobe Scan for Android is another great free document scanner app you can choose. Check out these steps to scan documents to PDF on Android.

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