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OneDrive: Scanning Documents


OneDrive for Business


The OneDrive App is a free app you can use on your smartphone to scan physical documents as PDFs.  You have the option to save the scanned documents and then save them to your OneDrive for Business school account.

Microsoft has replaced Office Lens with the scanning function in OneDrive.  You will no longer be able to upload documents to your OneDrive account using Office Lens



Install the OneDrive App

1. Download and install OneDrive App from your phone app store onedrive logo

Open and Sign in to OneDrive App

2. Sign in with your Northwood Tech email address and network password. 

OneDrive App Email Login   OneDrive App Password

Scan Document with OneDrive App

3. Click on the Camera icon

select camera icon

4. Slide through options and choose Document as the file type to scan as a PDF

5. Click on the white circle to scan a document

6. View the document, adjust the boarders, and Confirm if it is what you want or Cancel to delete the picture and take another

choose document and take a picture   adjust boarder and choose confirm to save your document

Save File to OneDrive Folder

7. Click on Done

8.  Type a document name and then Click on Files to have the option to choose a location to save in OneDrive

9. Choose the folder where you want to save your PDF and click on Save Here or the checkmark

10. Then mark as complete using the checkmark

save to onedrive image

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