Scan anything into a high-quality PDF with your mobile device. Adobe Scan mobile app turns your mobile device into a powerful and intelligent scanning and text recognition tool that quickly captures and converts papers and whiteboards into searchable high-quality Adobe PDFs you can search, annotate, fill, sign, edit, and more.
What is Adobe Scan mobile app?
The free Adobe Scan mobile app makes it easy to confidently capture papers and whiteboards with your mobile device, with automatic text recognition and artificial intelligence powered by Adobe Sensei. Transform documents, forms, whiteboards, receipts, and business cards into high-quality Adobe PDFs you can search, annotate, fill, sign, edit, and more.
Is the Adobe Scan mobile app free?
Can I save my scans as PDF?
How does the Adobe Scan mobile app work with Adobe Document Cloud?
The Adobe Scan mobile app works with Adobe Document Cloud to help you stay connected, productive, and collaborative from any device, anywhere.
Sign up for free Adobe Document Cloud account to:
- Store and access files in Adobe Document Cloud with 2GB of free storage.
- Sync your files to Adobe Document Cloud and get instant access across desktop, mobile, and web.
- Easily share your file with others, without having to deal with messy email threads and attachments.
How do I fill and sign a form after scanning it in?
Any PDF you create in Adobe Scan can be filled and signed in Adobe Acrobat. To install Adobe Acrobat for your smartphone or tablet and complete a form, contract, or agreement, simply tap on Fill & Sign in your Recent tab.
Adobe Acrobat Reader uses Form Field Recognition, powered by Adobe Sensei, to intelligently detect and suggest fields - such as name, address, signature, or checkboxes - to get your forms filled and signed even faster.
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Do I need to purchase Acrobat desktop software to use the Adobe Scan mobile app?
No. Adobe Scan is a free, standalone app.
With a subscription to Acrobat Pro DC, you can combine and organize your scans with other documents and forms into a single PDF file and export scans into fully editable Microsoft Office files from desktop, mobile, or web. Images and text from your PDFs also become fully editable on desktop or tablet.
What is the Adobe Acrobat Reader mobile app, and how does it relate to Adobe Scan?
Adobe Acrobat Reader is the trusted global leader for reliably viewing and working with PDFs. With the free app, you can fill, sign, annotate, highlight, and search text from PDFs created in Adobe Scan.
How do I comment and edit my scans?
A simple tap to open Acrobat Reader from Adobe Scan allows you to open your scans in Adobe Acrobat Reader where you can easily annotate, highlight, and search text from your scans.
When you subscribe to Acrobat Pro DC, images and text from your scans become fully editable on desktop or any iOS or Android tablet device. And your files are accessible from wherever you use Adobe Document Cloud - across desktop, mobile, and web.
Can I import photos of paper or whiteboards into Adobe Scan?
Yes, you can import photos of paper and whiteboards into Adobe Scan. Select the Images icon on your Recent or All Scans tab for Adobe Scan to automatically recognize and retrieve photos of documents and forms from your library.
You can also share images from your photo library. Simply select the Share icon when viewing your photos and choose Adobe Scan.
How do I save my original image as a jpg file?
What is OCR?
Optical Character Recognition, or OCR, is a technology that enables you to convert different types of documents, such as scanned paper documents, PDF files, or images captured by a digital camera into editable and searchable data. Adobe Scan automatically applies optical character recognition (OCR) to your document and converts it to a fully editable copy of your PDF.
Is the text recognition (OCR) functionality free in Adobe Scan?
How can I disable text recognition?
Can I change the text recognition language?
Is there Help documentation?
Is there a forum where I can ask a question?
Yes. You can get more help by asking a question in the forums. These forum links are also available from within the app: