How To Scan Documents With Your Phone Via Google Drive

In recent years, more and more daily tasks have become digital. You don’t need a digital scanner to scan your documents. Read more to find How To Scan Documents With Your Phone Via Google Drive

How To Scan Documents With Your Phone Via Google Drive

Most offices have a dedicated scanner to scan and share important documents everyday. However, if you are working from home don’t worry.

You can use your smartphone to scan a couple of documents or photos to scan every now and then. Google Drive is one of the best way to scan documents on Android devices.

The Google Drive app comes pre-installed on most Android device. It allows you to directly scan documents without the need of any thrid party app.

You can can easily scan documents (receipts, letters, billing statements, photos, etc) and save them as searchable PDFs on your Google Drive.

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How To Scan Documents With Your Phone Via Google Drive

  • Open the Google Drive app
  • Now, in the bottom right, tap Add
  • Next, tap Scan
  • Then. take a photo of the document you’d like to scan
  • Adjust scan area: tap Crop > take photo again: tap Re-scan current page > scan another page: tap Add
  • Now, tap Done to save the finished document
  • That’s it!

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You can also add a Google Drive scanning shortcut to your Home screen. Here’s how:

  • Open your Android phone or tablet’s widgets
  • Next. find the “Drive scan” widget
  • Now, touch and hold the widget
  • Them, drag it onto your Home screen (You may be asked to select an account)
  • Next, choose the folder you’ll save documents inside. You can create a folder by tapping New Folder
  • Then, tap Select
  • Now, you’ll see the folder name in the widget
  • That’s it!

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