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The DocScanner app is well known for its productivity increasing features that can save you a great deal of time. Designed to scan & archive your documents with just a single tap, we listed here five key ways on how to improve your productivity with DocScanner.

#1 Let DocScanner take care of all the adjustments

Most scanner apps prompt the user to adjust the document after scanning – drag corners, correct white balance, rotate document – all that stuff. DocScanner, however, does all the adjustments for you. No need for time consuming manual adjusting. Just place the document on an even surface, tap once, and let DocScanner take care of the rest.

#2 Batch scan & sort documents using DocScanner’s auto-sort feature

Time to unclutter your desk covered with all kinds documents, receipts, and biz cards? Storing different types of documents to different cloud storage services? Then make use of the auto-sort feature. With auto-sort, DocScanner can tell the difference between a document, business card, receipt, and a whiteboard. Additionally, you can set different document types to be uploaded to different folders or different cloud storage services. See the auto-sort in use with Evernote on this Youtube video.

#3 Tap once to scan & auto-upload documents to the cloud

Set DocScanner to auto-upload documents to cloud storage services the moment they are scanned. See Youtube video tutorials for Evernote, Dropbox, and Google Drive.

#4 Use DocScanner’s OCR ability to convert documents to plain text, and to make their content searchable

As you may know, DocScanner comes with an Optical Character Recognition (OCR) ability as a standard. Use the OCR feature to convert documents to plain text. Once the OCR has extracted the text, it is pasted to the PDF document as metadata. This way you can make your documents searchable on your iDevice, and on any laptop or PC. See a document being OCR’d on an iPad in this Youtube video.

#5 Sync DocScanner documents between iOS devices through iCloud

Since the release of DocScanner 6 iOS, there’s been a possibility for iCloud syncing between iOS devices. If you happen to be a proud owner of both an iPhone and an iPad, you can have your DocScanner documents available on both your devices. Just turn the iCloud on in the Settings menu. Once switched on, all your documents are backed up in the iCloud. The iCloud can also save the day, and your documents, when installing DocScanner to a new iDevice, or when doing a re-install.

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