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Scan documents like letters, receipts and billing statements and save them as searchable PDFS on your Google Drive.


Scan a document

  1. Open the Google Drive appGoogle Drive
  2. In the bottom right corner, tap AddAdd
  3. Tap ScanScan
    1. Adjust scan area: Tap Crop Crop
    2. Take photo again: Tap Re-scan current page Refresh
    3. Scan another page: Tap Add Add
  4. To save the finished document, tap Done Done

Add a scanning shortcut to your Home screen

To set up a shortcut to scan documents:

  1. Open your Android phone or tablet’s widgets
  2. Find the "Drive scan" widget
  3. Touch and hold the widget
  4. Drag it onto your Home screen. You may be asked to select an account
  5. Choose the folder you’ll save documents inside. If you want to create a folder, tap New Folder New folder
  6. Tap Select. You’ll see the folder name in the widget

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