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How to scan and save paper documents as PDF using your smartphone

0. phoneArena 16 Mar 2014, 18:13 posted on

Chances are that you know what a flatbed digital scanner is. You've probably even used one to make digital copies of documents or photos. What would you do, however, if you need something scanned, yet a dedicated scanner isn't nearby? Well, using your smartphone instead is an option – just take a picture of the paper that you need digitized. Or just get one of these apps made especially for the purpose. There's a ton of "scanner" apps, most of which are available for free, and in this post we'll introduce you to some of the best among them...

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posted on 16 Mar 2014, 18:21

1. warrenellis (Posts: 47; Member since: 06 Apr 2011)


this is new? ive been using cam scanner for more than a year

posted on 16 Mar 2014, 20:48 1

4. lyndon420 (Posts: 1686; Member since: 11 Jul 2012)


Might be new for someone who just came over to android.

posted on 17 Mar 2014, 02:53 2

7. alumoyo (Posts: 142; Member since: 26 Aug 2013)


NOBODY SAID ITS NEW - they do app category reviews all the time for games, camera apps, gallery apps, cloud storage apps, music streaming apps, note taking apps etc. Often involving long established apps.

posted on 16 Mar 2014, 18:24

2. sun0066 (Posts: 73; Member since: 12 Feb 2011)


this is not new , I used to save doc using the whiteboard feature in bb long time ago, and then Cam scanner has been 4-5 years already in the market , UI has changed though

posted on 17 Mar 2014, 01:14 2

6. androtaku (Posts: 155; Member since: 12 Dec 2013)


i don't see phonearena state in the title or anywhere that this is "new"
its an introductory articles of a technology to people that doesn't notice it just yet,and opinion about the better ones

posted on 16 Mar 2014, 18:38

3. JunitoNH (Posts: 834; Member since: 15 Feb 2012)


App pretty good, finicky at times, but it gets the job done.

posted on 16 Mar 2014, 21:40

5. Augustine (Posts: 606; Member since: 28 Sep 2013)


Eat my shorts, Minox spy camera!

posted on 17 Mar 2014, 03:19

8. amoodaa (Posts: 3; Member since: 27 Sep 2013)


There's “scanner pro by readlle"
Too in the app store

posted on 17 Mar 2014, 18:40

9. rallyguy (Posts: 518; Member since: 13 Mar 2012)


$5 a month? I downloaded My Scans Pro for 99 cents.

posted on 18 Mar 2014, 09:44

10. Crispin_Gatieza (Posts: 71; Member since: 23 Jan 2014)


This is definitely not new since I've had MobiScan on my WinMo devices since '08.

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