Scan document to PDF using your Android

How to scan documents to PDF with your Android phone’s camera? You don’t have to use a bulky scanner machine any more. With a mobile scanner app on the phone, you can scan any paper document, receipt, contract, books, magazines, newspapers into PDF document. Mobile scanning apps provides us a fast and free way to digitalize our paper documents, photos, notes, tax receipts, business cards, etc. You can scan anything, anywhere and anytime using your mobile phone on the go. And the scanning will create text-searchable documents, so you can re-use the content without manually typing any text. It’s all automatic.

Today, we will introduce you a free document to PDF scanner, Adobe Scan. And we will outline the easy steps to scan document to PDF on Android phone.

About Adobe Scan

Adobe Scan is a free mobile scanner app for Android that can transform anything into digital – scanning documents, photos, notes, tax receipts, business cards to PDF with OCR support. You can find more features of this mobile scanning app and download it from Google Play Store.

How to scan with your mobile phone?

Download and install the free Android scanning app on to your mobile phone first. Launch the scanner app on your phone, its Auto-capture mode will open your camera automatically. You can just point your camera to the document to scan.

scan documents using Adobe Scan app Android phone
Scan document android phone

It can automatically detects your documents for borders and create photo scans. When it detects the borders of your document, it will capture your document automatically so you don’t have to press the shutter button manually. You just need to hold your device steadily and move another paper, page or document in front of your camera.

Adobe Scan will sharpens scanned content automatically. You can also edit the scanned document manually in the scanner app. For example, you can rotate the scans, reorder the pages, crop documents, convert them to grayscale or whiteboard, delete unwanted pages, add new pages, etc.

Tap Save PDF to convert your photo scan to PDF and upload to Adobe Document Cloud automatically. It will then unlocks content in your scanned PDF files through automated text recognition (OCR). You will then be able to select and copy the text from scanned documents and paste them to any other apps on the phone.

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