Answered By: Maria Deptula
Last Updated: May 22, 2019     Views: 2

There are many apps that you can download to a mobile device in order to scan a document or picture with your smart phone or tablet. You can always snap a picture using your phone's camera and store your scan as an image. 

Apple's own document scanner is inside the Notes app: under the More button (+), tap "Scan Document". You can mark up the scan or convert it to a PDF.

For an Android device you can consider using Google Drive. It comes with a scanning tool built in, which can also convert scans to PDF documents.

Evernote Scannable for iOS can be used for all Apple devices (iPhones and iPads) and works great with Evernote. 

Some other apps include: Dropbox for iOS and Android, Scanbot for iOS or CanScanner for iOS and Android. All of these basic apps are free, but can be upgraded for more features. 

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