How to Scan and Email Documents on an Apple Device

Scanning and emailing documents using an Apple device is a convenient way to share important information quickly and efficiently. Whether you need to send contracts, receipts, or any other type of document, your iPhone or iPad can serve as a powerful tool for scanning and emailing documents on the go. In this article, we will guide you through the process of scanning and emailing documents on your Apple device.

Scanning Documents Using Notes App

The Notes app on your iPhone or iPad allows you to easily scan documents using the built-in scanner feature. Follow these steps to scan a document using the Notes app:

1. Open the Notes app on your device.
2. Create a new note or open an existing one.
3. Tap the camera icon within the note.
4. Select “Scan Documents” from the menu that appears.
5. Position your device over the document you want to scan.
6. The app will automatically detect the document and capture it.
7. Adjust the corners of the scanned document if needed.
8. Once satisfied with the scan, tap “Keep Scan.”
9. You can add more pages if necessary or tap “Save” when done.

Emailing Scanned Documents

After scanning your document using the Notes app, follow these steps to email it:

1. Open the scanned document in the Notes app.
2. Tap on the share icon (square with an arrow pointing up).
3. Select “Mail” from the sharing options.
4. Enter the recipient’s email address in the “To” field.
5. Add a subject and any additional message if desired.
6. Tap “Send” to email the scanned document.

Using Third-Party Apps for Scanning

If you prefer more advanced features for scanning documents, there are several third-party apps available on the App Store that can help streamline this process. Apps like Scanner Pro by Readdle or Adobe Scan offer additional functionalities such as OCR (optical character recognition) and cloud storage integration.

To use a third-party scanning app for emailing documents:

1. Download and install your preferred scanning app from the App Store.
2. Follow the app’s instructions to scan your document.
3. Once scanned, look for an option to share or export the document.
4. Choose email as the sharing option and enter recipient details