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Install Adobe Scan (iOS / Android)

How to install Adobe Scan app to scan documents using your smartphone or tablet

Adobe Scan for iOS and Android is a mobile scan companion to Adobe’s suite of Acrobat DC apps. Adobe Scan delivers enterprise-class scanning features such as:

  • Automatic scanning 

  • Automatic Optical Character Recognition (OCR) with multiple language support

  • Rich editing, including color correction, page rotation, cropping, and so on

  • Integration with other apps and cloud storage solutions

Getting started


Configure: Once you’ve installed the app, make sure it’s set up to do what you need by configuring the settings or other preferences on the capture screen. Some of the features you can control include:

  • Auto scan

  • Auto flash

  • Auto OCR

  • Text recognition language

  • Cellular data usage

Use: How to scan

Signing in

The scan app requires that you sign in to Document Cloud so that your scans may be converted to PDF, saved to the cloud, and synced across devices. You can sign in with your personal ID or with an ID provided by your organization. Note that signing in also signs you in to Acrobat Reader.

  1. Open the app.

  2. Choose a sign in option:

    • Tap Sign In to use an existing Adobe ID ( - Company or Work Account).

Adobe Scan Sign In

Signing in with a company or school ID

Most users have one login credential and will only see one set of screens. However, if you are part of an organization that has provided you with another log in, you may be prompted to choose between an personal ID or an company/school ID.

  • Tap Sign In to use an existing Adobe ID.

  • Enter your email address (

  • Select an account (Company or School Account).

  • Log in with your organization credential (UW Oshkosh NetID).


Keywords:iPhone, iPad, tablet, scanner, smartphone, PDF, doc, scanning, documents   Doc ID:99775
Owner:Liz C.Group:UW Oshkosh
Created:2020-03-31 10:19 CDTUpdated:2020-03-31 10:41 CDT
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