Those were the days when you were scanning your documents using bulky scanner and you have to wait for a longer period of time to take a physical piece of paper and make it digital. I wonder how our smartphones have simplified our tasks from scanning documents to watching full HD movies and of course don’t forget those huge cameras! So, in this guide, you will learn how to scan documents with Samsung S9, S10, S20, Note 9, Note 10 and etc running on Samsung One UI 2 or One UI 2.1 (Android 10).
Meanwhile, there are lots of scanning apps available for Android smartphones like Google Drive, Adobe Scan, CamScanner, Clear Scan, and many more. But with Samsung One UI 2.0 and 2.1 (Android 10) the Galaxy devices such as S9, S10, S20 and etc has a built-in document scanning feature and nobody even noticed it and ability to automatically detect documents like letters, business cards, and notes that you can scan with just a single tap.
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How to Scan Documents on Samsung S9, S10 & Others (One UI 2 & One UI 2.1 (Android 10)
Well, if you have updated your Samsung Galaxy smartphones to Android 10 then the feature must be enabled by default.
To try it out, just launch your Camera app and point the phone to a document. As you do, the scanner will highlight the document’s borders with a yellow rectangle, along with a “Scan” button on the center. Tap “Tap to Scan” when you’re ready, and the document will be stored in your Galaxy’s Gallery for you to save or share.
How to Enable Built-in Scanner Feature within the Camera App
Step 1. Open the Camera app and tap the Settings or Gear icon at the top left-hand corner.
Step 2. Make sure the Scene optimizer is turned on.
Step 3. Now, tap Scene optimizer text itself and make sure the Document scan is turned on as well.
How to Scan Documents with Samsung S9, S10, S20, Note 9 & Etc
When the Document scan feature is enabled then you can easily scan any documents using your Samsung Galaxy phone.
Step 1. Launch the Camera app.
Step 2. Point the Camera to a document to scan and when the document’s borders are highlighted with a yellow rectangle tap “Tap to scan.”
Step 3. The scanned document will be stored in your Galaxy’s Gallery for you to save or share.
Step 4. To save the scanned document to PDF, open the document and tap the three dots icon at the bottom and select Print.
Step 5. Tap the PDF icon in yellow.
Step 6. Select your folder location and tap Save.
This is how you can scan documents with Samsung S9, S10, S20, Note 9, Note and etc running 9n Android 10 (One UI 2.0 or One UI 2.1). When the scanning feature is available on your phone then there’s no need to install and use a third-party app.