How to Scan Documents with iPhone

Today's TipsMake will show you how to scan physical documents to AirPrinter or computer using your iPhone's camera.

Scan documents

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Open your iPhone's camera. The app is gray with a black camera icon inside. You can usually find this option on the Home screen.

You can also swipe up from the bottom of the screen and tap the camera icon in the bottom right corner of the menu.

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Point your phone camera at the document. Tap the screen when the document is centered so the camera focuses on the content in the highest possible quality.

If Camera opens toward your face, tap the camera icon in the lower-right corner of the front screen to switch lenses.

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Tap the shutter button. This button is a white circle at the bottom of the screen. Photos will be taken.

Repeat this process with the remaining pages of the document (if any).

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Tap the square in the lower left corner of the screen. Your iPhone's Camera Roll will open to the photo you most recently took.

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Tap the share button with the up arrow icon located in the lower left corner of the screen. A list of options will appear at the bottom of the screen.

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Scroll left and tap Add To iCloud Drive . This button is in the gray row of options at the bottom of the screen. As long as iCloud Drive is enabled on your iPhone and you only select one photo, this option will appear at the bottom of the screen.

If you just want to print a copy of the document and AirPrinter is connected to iPhone, tap Print .

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Tap iCloud Drive . This option is at the top of the "iCloud Drive" window. The selected photo will be saved to iCloud Drive; Now you can open the file on any computer with an Internet connection.

You can also click on a certain folder if you want to save the photo in a specific place.

If you have multiple pages of documents to upload, you will have to upload each image one at a time.

Access scanned documents

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Visit the iCloud website on your computer. You can open iCloud Drive and download any photos saved there.

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Enter your Apple ID and password, then click the button . If your computer remembers your account and logs in automatically, you can skip this step.

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Click iCloud Drive . The app is blue with a white cloud inside.

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Click on the document to select it.

You can hold down the key Ctrl(or ⌘ Commandon Mac) and click multiple files to select them all.

If you save the document in a specific folder, double-click that folder first.

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Click the cloud icon with the down arrow located at the top of the page; This is the download button.

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Wait for the scanned document to download completely. Once downloaded, you can open the document in your computer's "Downloads" folder and do whatever you want.

Depending on your browser, you may need to select a download location (for example, your computer's desktop).

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