Paper document scanner

  1. Open Scanner
  2. Scan a document
  3. View document
The Yandex Disk app has a built-in scanner. With it, you can scan paper documents with the smart camera and save them as PNG, PDF, or JPG files. The scanner automatically increases the contrast, selects the text area, and adjusts the alignment of the image.

Open Scanner

Use one of the following methods:

  • Tap More in the lower-right corner and select Scanner.
  • Tap and select New scan.

Scan a document

  1. Open Scanner.
  2. Point your camera at the document and take a photo. You can also select one from your device gallery. Wait for the app to process the image. If you're not satisfied with the result, tap Retake to scan the document again.
  3. Select the document mode:

    • Original: A photo without any post-processing.
    • Scan: A processed photo (text selection, enhanced contrast).
    • Black and white: A photo processed in black and white only, no gray scale.
  4. Tap Save.
  5. Select the document format (PNG, PDF, or JPG) and where you want to save it (to the gallery or on Yandex.Disk). You can also share the document.

View document

If you saved the scanned document in Yandex.Documents, you'll find it in Scans. It will also be uploaded to your Yandex.Disk. To go to the results quickly, tap All scans.

If you are experiencing a problem with the Yandex.Disk app, please report the error using the feedback form in the app:

  1. Tap the profile picture in the upper-left corner.
  2. Select Help and support → Report an error.
  3. Select the relevant issue.
  4. Describe the problem in as much detail as possible.
Note. Please report problems related to the mobile app from the app itself and not Help pages. This will ensure your message reaches the right specialists and is answered sooner. Additionally, when submitting from the app, our specialists get technical information that helps them sort out the problem.

If you can't write from the app because it crashes unexpectedly, send us a message about the error via the feedback form.