Many useful features have been added to iOS 11. Many of them are subtle and hidden. For example, the native screen recorder that allows us to record screen videos on iPhone or iPad without any third-party tools. The tagging tool helps users remove sensitive information from our photos to protect privacy. Today we want to talk about another useful feature, the native document scanner for iPhone iPad. The scanned document saves any markup changes you have made. First, make sure you`re using iOS 11 or later. The document scanner on the iPhone iPad is only available since iOS 11. You can find your current iOS version under Settings >> General >> Information.
If you`re using an older iPhone or iPad model that isn`t eligible to upgrade to iOS 11, you may want to consider third-party PDF or document scanner apps. For example, in this tutorial, you can scan documents to PDF on iPhone using one of the best document scanner apps, Scanner Pro. The manual scanning shown here can be useful if attempts to automatically analyze Notes do not capture a document correctly. Scanners can be a handy tool, especially in a remote work environment. We often need to convert physical documents into digital files that are distributed to our employees and customers, but these bulky devices take up considerable office space. They are often quite expensive and can also be exaggerated for simple document scanning. The above guide should be all you need to convert some physical documents to digital versions, save them, share them, etc. You may find that the Notes app`s document scanner is powerful enough for your needs, so you can ditch the dedicated app you used before. You delete only the selected crawled page. If you want to delete the entire document, just delete the note. Thanks, but I have the “Scan Documents” option. This will only insert the photo itself into the notes.
What I want is to scan the text of a page and paste it there, just the text. Something like the video below. The only thing I didn`t do! I went under iCloud notes and got it!! Have you also updated your notes app and kept your notes in iCloud? Once you`re happy with your scanned images – and you`ve scanned all the documents you want to include in that note – you can press the “Save” button at the bottom right of the screen. You will see a number in parentheses (as seen above) inside the button. This is the current number of scanned pages or separate shots included in your current note. All these items are saved in the same note when you press the “Save” button. Could you please help me with something? With notes, I know this should be an option to scan text and it automatically inserts the text of a book into the notes. I don`t have this option even though I updated the iOS to version 15.5. Do I need to do anything? Check if your Notes app saves notes to your iPhone or iCloud (Settings>Notes> default account). You are not alone. Your notes must be connected to iCloud or the local Notes folder on the iOS device, or you won`t be able to find the native document scanner in the Notes app.
If you use a third-party Notes service, such as Notes with the non-iCloud email service, the built-in scanner charges are invisible. In this case, you need to go to the iCloud folder or On My iPhone Notes. If you want, you can also change your default Notes account or folder from iPhone settings >> Notes accounts >> >> default account. Hello Thank you for this great info! One more question. If you take a photo with your iPhone and want to save it later to your Notes app, will it be automatically deleted from the Notes app when you delete it from your camera media? Or is it safe to delete it from media storage on your iPhone now and it still shows up in Notes app where you saved it? Thanks The Notes app allows you to save an entire note as a PDF document. In addition, you can explicitly save scanned documents as PDF to send or share directly. This is handy if you have multiple scans in a single note, but want to save them individually rather than in a single document. Analyses created in Notes are saved as .pdf files. It is the most common file format for transferring documents, especially documents with multiple pages. It allows editing the file for tasks such as signing request, numerically filling mandatory fields, etc. It can also be opened on almost any desktop or mobile device with software built into iOS, Android, macOS, Windows, and some forms of Linux.