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Scan files as PDFs with your mobile device



Android devices only

Need a PDF of a physical document, but can’t find a scanner?

Just scan it using the Google Drive app and your device’s camera. Your scanned document is stored in Drive as a PDF.


  • Scan receipts, customer files, and other important documents on the go.
  • Create instant PDFs of your paper documents.
  • Keep online PDFs that you can access from any device.

Scan documents as PDFs on an Android device""

  1. Install and open the Drive app.
  2. Tap New ""and thenScan "".
  3. When you're done scanning, tap OK.
  4. (Optional) To scan multiple pages, tap Bulk add ""and thenOK.
  5. Tap Save.
  6. Enter a name for the file, choose a Drive account to save the file to and a Drive folder, and tap Save.
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