How to Scan a Page to PDF With Android

PDF is a convenient file format for electronic files like ebooks. If you want to scan a hard copy book page into PDF format, you can do so with an Android app.

Steps

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    Search for "Scan to PDF Free" in the Play Store app. Then, click on the Scan to PDF Free app.
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    Install the PDF app onto your phone with the "Install" button. Then, click "Open" to open it.
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    Click the "Scan" button in the PDF app. The camera on your phone will then activate. Frame up the page you want to scan and then click the camera button on the screen to capture it.
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    Click "retake" if you don't like the shot, or "OK" to keep it.
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    Make sure the green box is around the part of the page you want. Click "Save" to convert the photo to PDF and save it on your phone.

Tips

  • You can also scan more than one page to get an entire book in the electronic PDF format.

Warnings

  • Make sure you use the "share" button to get a copy of the file you scan in case something happens to the data on your phone.

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Categories: Android