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How to scan documents with your iphone or android

How to create/scan a pdf


  1. Open your notes app
  2. Select the make a new note icon/image
  3. Select the camera icon above the keyboard
  4. Select scan a document from the choices provided
  5. You will take a picture/scan of your document
  6. You will adjust the box to fit your document
  7. Select keep scan
  8. The screen will now say (Ready for next scan)
  9. You can continue taking photos/scans until you have the entire document ready.
  10. Select save
  11. A new screen will appear and you can select the send image at the top of the screen
  12. You will now be given the option of emailing the document
  13. Email your completed AMI to that teacher


  • Not every ios has the exact same functions
    • One of the older ones has a + above the keypad not a camera and you will select scan from there
  • Some of you may save your notes in an external email not on the icloud
    • You will need to turn on note on your device in setting
    • You can’t scan inside your notes using an external email
      • The option is not available

Other phones will have similar options. We will provide directions for other phones when available


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.



You can always send a photo if these options do not work.

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