How to Scan on iPad using the Notes App

How to scan documents on your iPhone or iPad Open Notes and select a note or create a new one. Tap the Camera button , then tap Scan Documents . Place your document in view of the camera. If your device is in Auto mode, your document will automatically scan. ... Tap Save or add additional scans to the document.

In today’s digital age, creating digital documents out of physical ones is a necessity. One way to achieve this is by using your iPad and the Notes app. Here’s how:

Firstly, open the Notes app on your iPad and click on the ‘New Note’ icon (box with a pencil on it) located at the top right of your screen. You can name the note as you like.

Next, click on the camera icon located at the top of your keyboard. You will be presented with three options, choose ‘Scan Documents’.

The camera will open automatically, and you will be prompted to position the paper so that it is in the middle of the camera. The iPad will take the picture automatically once it senses that the paper is in the right position.

If you have more than one page to scan, remove the top page and place the next page in the middle of the screen. Hold still, and the iPad will take the picture for you.

Once you have scanned all your pages, click on the ‘Save’ button located at the bottom right of your screen. You will be taken back to your note where you can see all the documents you have scanned. You can swipe the screen to view the other pages.

If you see any unwanted parts of your desk or background in the scanned document, you can crop them out. Click on the crop button located on the top toolbar, and four circles around the corners of the document will appear. Edit how it is cropped by pressing and holding on one of the circles. Zoom in and crop the document until it is how you want it. Click on the ‘Done’ button located on the bottom right of your screen.

Once you are satisfied with the scanned document, click on the ‘Share’ button located at the top right of your screen. You can share the document via email, Teams, or upload it to OneDrive or OneNote. You can also choose the ‘Markup’ button and add any notes you think may be necessary before you send it to your recipient.

In conclusion, scanning documents on your iPad using the Notes app is a simple and effective way to create digital copies of physical documents.