Share Scans

Adobe Scan offers a rich set of features for uploading and sharing scans. You can share a link to a file stored in Adobe cloud storage, share a copy of the file with other apps on your device, email the file, and more.

Share your scans

To share your scans:

  1. From the Recent scans view, tap shareicon in the file thumbnail.

  2. Alternatively, from the All scans view, tap overflowicon and then tap shareicon

  3. Select one of the following sharing options:

  • Share a link

  • Share via Email

  • Share a copy

  1. Complete the corresponding workflow to share your file.


Share scans via email

You can easily email your scans as links directly from the app. To do so:

  1. From the Recent scans view, tap shareicon Share for any file.

  2. Alternatively, from the All scans view, tap overflowicon > Share for any file.

  3. Tap emailicon Email.

  4. Choose an email app on your device, and complete the workflow.

The scan link that you share via email goes directly to the Scan app on the Play store, in case the app is not already installed.

Share multiple files

You can share multiple files at a time. To do so:

  1. From the Home view, tap overflowicon

  2. Tap Select

  3. Tap the files to share.

  4. Tap shareicon

  5. Choose one of the ways to share and complete the workflow.

Edit and share scans via Acrobat Reader

If you have Acrobat Reader installed, you can open a scan in Acrobat to add comments, edit the file, share, and more.

To open a file in Acrobat, use any one of the following ways:

  • From the Recent scans view, tap acrobaticon for any file.

  • From the All scans view, tap overflowicon > acrobaticon for any file.

  • Open a scan and tap Comment.

You can then edit, comment, or markup the file in Acrobat and tap Done. The shared file with comments is automatically saved in Adobe Scan.


Save pages as JPEG

While files automatically save as PDF, you can also save individual pages as JPEG files to your gallery.

  1. From the list of All scans, open a file and tap overflowicon. Or, tap overflowicon next to a file from the list of Recent scans.

  2. Tap Save as JPEG.

Every page of your scan automatically saves to your gallery in JPEG format.


Save a copy on device

You can now save a copy of your scanned files on your device. To do so:

  1. From the All scans or Recent view, tap overflowicon for any file.

  1. Tap Copy to device.

  2. Select a location on your device.

  3. Tap Done.

You receive a message confirming that your scan is saved to your device. You can tap on the link in the message to open the saved copy.


Save a copy to Google drive or Dropbox

You can now save a copy of your scan files to Google drive or Dropbox. To do so:

  1. From the All scans or Recent view, tap overflowicon for any file.

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  1. Tap Copy to….

  2. In the dialog that opens, take one of the following actions:

  • To copy the file to Google Drive:

    1. Tap Google Drive.

    2. If prompted to sign in to your Google account, tap Continue.

    3. Choose an account to sign in to Google.

    4. On the access request screen, tap the permission checkboxes and then tap Continue.

    5. Tap a desired folder on Google Drive and then tap Save.

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  • To copy the file to Dropbox:

    1. Tap Dropbox.

    2. If prompted, select a signing option to sign in to Dropbox.

    3. If you do not have a Dropbox account, create an account when prompted and follow through the workflow.


Create Fill & Sign forms

Fill & Sign forms are PDF forms you can create on any platform, including mobile devices. Fill & Sign form fields are similar to annotations: you can select a form element from the form tool bar and tap anywhere on the PDF to place it.

If you’ve installed Acrobat Reader, you can create a form from a scan:

  1. Open a file in Acrobat.

  2. Tap fillsignicon.

  3. Edit the file as needed. You can then add form fields such as text fields and check boxes. You can fill out the fields, or you can send the file to others for fill in.