Old photos are some of the most precious possessions for many of us. These photos capture some of our favorite memories and emotions, and are great carriers to take us down the memory lane. Unfortunately, the older a photo gets, the more difficult it becomes to preserve it. Photos are prone to damage, wear & tear, discoloration, etc. That’s why it’s important to convert all our physical photos into digital scans that can be easily stored & duplicated multiple times for redundancy. There are a number of ways in which you can scan physical photos and create digital scans, but nothing is as simple, easy to use, and instantaneous as using Scanner Pro 8 on your iOS devices.

Scanner Pro is a document scanner app for iPhone and iPad that lets you create high-quality scans of photos using the cameras on your device. The app not only lets you preserve all your old memories for years to come but also lets you enjoy all the advantages of digital scans such as searching, tagging, sharing, smart management, etc.

Here’s our detailed guide that explains how to create a scan from Photos on iPhone and iPad using Scanner Pro — an incredible iPhone photo scanner app:

How to Scan Photos on iPhone or iPad:

  1. Get Scanner Pro from the App Store and launch the app.
  2. Tap the orange + button to start a new scan.

  1. Place your physical photo or photo album on a flat surface, against a contrasting background.
  2. Hold your phone directly above the photo that you are scanning.
  3. Scanner Pro will automatically detect the borders of your photos and take a photo.

  1. The app automatically applies appropriate filters according to the colors on the photo, and a digital scan is created.
  2. You can export the scan as a PDF or JPG image and share it with anyone. You can also save your scanned photos to the Photos app on iOS.

Export Scans to Photos App on iPhone or iPad:

All the digitized photos that you have scanned using Scanner Pro on your iPhone or iPad can be saved directly to the photo library in the Photos app. The Photos app is the home to all your photo memories on your iOS device and has several amazing features designed to delight you every day. Scanner Pro makes it super easy to export and save all the photos. Here’s how:

  1. Launch Scanner Pro.
  2. Tap to open the photo(s) that you want to save to the iOS Photos app.
  3. Tap the Share button at the bottom of the screen.
  4. Tap on the Photos icon to save the photo to the Camera Roll.

Scanner Pro is the best way to digitize your old photos, albums, books or magazines.

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How to Scan Photos by Importing Photos from Photos App on iPhone or iPad:

If the Photos app or Camera Roll on your iPhone or iPad is filled with pictures of old photos or albums that you want to crop and edit, snapshots of pages from textbooks or scientific journals that you want to reference, or photos of newspaper clippings, receipts or magazines that you want to archive, then Scanner Pro is what you should download on your iOS device.

Scanner Pro turns your average photos into high-quality digital scans, something as good as you’d get from an expensive hardware scanner. Here’s what that looks like.

With Scanner Pro, you can crop your photo to the exact edges, apply filters to improve the quality of the scan and make adjustments to the Brightness & Contrast of the photo. Scanner Pro also automatically applies Distortion Correction and comes with a phenomenal shadow removal feature as well.

Here’s how you can import photos into Scanner Pro:

  1. Tap the orange + button to start a new scan.
  2. Tap the gallery icon at the bottom right of the screen.
  3. Select the photos that you want to import and scan using Scanner Pro 8.
  4. At the top right of the screen, tap Add.
  5. Scanner Pro automatically scans and digitizes the selected photos.
  6. Tap the Edit button and make tweaks to the quality of the scan if needed.

  1. Tap Save when you’re done.

When you’re done importing and scanning the photos, you can save these scans back into your Photos app as images or export them as PDFs. You can also upload your scans to the cloud storage of your choice (Dropbox, Google Drive, OneNote, OneDrive, Evernote, WebDAV server, and Box), as well as set up automatic upload to one of these services.

If you ever need to edit the scan, you can easily select the file and make the changes later. Another cool thing about the Scanner Pro app is that it is available both for iPhone and iPad and can sync your scanned pictures across devices.

Scanner Pro is the ultimate scanner app for iPhones and iPads. This fast & easy-to-use app comes with a powerful set of features that turn your iOS device into a portable scanner, letting you create high-quality digital scans just by taking a photo. It can help you to make digital copies of favorite pictures, postcards, images, booklets, brochures, and any other printed materials.

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