Scanning documents to send electronically

Hello all,

On our blogs we have mentioned that we would love to see some examples of work. If you are wondering how to share this with us, if you have iPads/iPhones or an Android phone such as a Samsung, the following links should be able to help.

For iPad – you will need the Notes app (which usually comes as a default): credit to

How to scan a document on iPhone and iPad
    1. Launch the Notes app on your iPhone or iPad.
    2. Create a New Note.
    3. Tap the More button just above the keyboard. …
    4. Tap Scan Document from the list of options.
    5. Line up the document you want to scan.
    6. If the scanner doesn’t automatically scan, tap the shutter button to manually scan the document.
    7. Repeat the step above for each page you want to scan for a single document.
    8. Tap Save when you’ve scanned all of the pages you want to include with one document. The scanned pages will populate in a new note in the Notes app.

For Android – you will need the Google Drive app (which often comes as a default app)

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Scan a document

      1. Open the Google Drive app Google Drive.
      2. In the bottom right, tap Add Add.
      3. Tap Scan Scan.
      4. Take a photo of the document you’d like to scan.
        • Adjust scan area: Tap Crop Crop.
        • Take photo again: Tap Re-scan current page Refresh.
        • Scan another page: Tap Add Add.
      5. To save the finished document, tap Done Done.

For some additional detail and options regarding Android devices this article is useful:

If you have any further questions, don’t hesitate to ask and please do consider sending us some of what you have been working on!


Mrs Aylward

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