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 Adobe ID as well as your Facebook or Google IDs. Note that signing in also signs you in to Acrobat Reader.

  1. Open the app.

  2. Choose a sign in option:

    1. Tap Sign In or Sign Up.

      • If you already have an Adobe ID, enter your email address and password.
      • Tap Get an Adobe ID to create a new one.
    2. Tap Facebook or Google, then enter the email address and password.


Signing in with a company 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 Adobe ID or an Enterprise ID. Simply log in with your enterprise credential to connect to your enterprise account.


Signing out

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