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:


Getting started

Adobe Scan requires that you log in with a supported ID since features such as conversion of text in images to actual text (optical character recognition) use services in the Adobe Cloud. Use an existing Adobe, Google, or Facebook ID or create a new Adobe ID at

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 Facebook, Apple, or Google, or:

    • Tap Sign In or Sign Up to use a new or existing Adobe ID.


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 or Sign Up to use a new or existing Adobe ID.

  • Enter your email address.

  • Select an account.

  • Log in with your organization credential.


Signing out

Signing out disables access to online documents and workflows. To sign out, tap Settings > Sign Out.