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Worried about where your saved documents are?

Adobe Employee ,
Mar 20, 2020 Mar 20, 2020

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Locate your scanned files in Adobe Scan App.

Adobe Scan provides several options for finding and viewing files. Here is how to find them:Pic-1.png

You can:

The Adobe Scan home screen displays a list of your recent scans. To switch between your Recent file list and All Scans list:

  • Tap Pic4.png
  • Tap View Recent Scans or View All Scans








When in the All Scans view, you can sort your files by file name or by scan date. A check shows you the current sort method.


  • Tap All Scans to see all your files.
  • Tap Pic3.png
  •  Tap Sort by Name or Sort by Date.



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Any app that supports working with PDF can access the scan app’s PDF list. This allows you to attach, view, and perform other supported actions within those 3rd party apps.

  • Open any app that supports working with PDF.
  • Initiate an action that allows you to find a PDF file; for example, viewing or attaching a PDF.
  • In the Open from menu, choose the Scan App.
  • Tap the local PDF.



From Photos, import an image into the scan app.

  • Open your photos.
  • Select one or more images.
  • Tap Pic6.png 
    Or Pic7.png
  •  Tap Pic8.png  If you don’t see the Adobe Scan icon, tap More, enable Adobe Scan, and tap Done.


Looking for more options? See this what all makes Adobe Scan Android different than iOS: 

Android & iOS


Tell us if these helped you finding your files and made it easier. Join the conversation here. We are listening!

To discover a host of other great features – Go straight to: Working with Scans | Edit your scans using Adobe Scan app




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