The health emergency that the whole world is going through due to the COVID-19 pandemic has increasingly favored remote working, however, the paperwork is still going on and when they send you documents to print and confirm , you have to re-scan them. Print and send back which is very boring for everyone. On this occasion, we will teach you how to scan any paper using only your mobile device, you can also share the file by WhatsAppGmail, Outlook, etc.
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It is important to clarify that this trick can be done from your smartphone using the Android operating system such as Apple’s iOS. In addition, it will be necessary to download an additional application developed by the technology company Microsoft, which will serve as a scanner to replace traditional printers.
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How to scan a document using your cell phone
- First, find and download the “Microsoft Lens: PDF Scanner” app from Google Play or App Store.
- Now open the app and give it all the permissions it asks for (camera and gallery access) to make it work normally.
- Don’t worry, it’s a fully secure platform.
- After that, the app will open the camera in the “Document” function so that you can scan the paper you want to scan.
- The box that appears should fit in the corners of the document to be scanned, then take the photo and click Confirm.
- Ready, you have already scanned the document, before exporting it you can edit it, add filters (including black and white), rotate or crop, when you think everything is fine click Done.
- A new window will open for you to choose where to save the file and the format, if it is an image or a PDF, you can even export it to Word, Power Point, One Note or One Drive Document.
- The next step is to click on “Save”. A new window will open with the created files.
- Finally, click for a few seconds on the PDF or JPG file to be able to share it on WhatsApp.
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