How to Scan Documents from Control Center and Home Screen in iOS 12 on iPhone

Courtesy a simple but neat enhancement, it's now possible to scan docs from Home screen and Control Center on iPhone and iPad in iOS 12. Wish to discover how it works? Get your docs ready and dive across to take the advantage of this nifty improvement!

With iOS 11, Apple made it pretty simple to scan docs. But you still had to launch the Notes app to get your work done. No longer! You can now scan docs not just from Home screen but also from Control Center on your iOS 12 device.

I think it’s a neat improvement. If you have to often deal with docs, you will have this nifty change spot on. Without making much ado, let’s discover how it’s done!

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To get started, ensure that you have already added Notes to Control Center. To do so,

Step #1. Open Settings app → Go to Control Center.

Tap on Settings then Control Center in iOS 12 on iPhone

Step #2. Tap on Customize control → Tap on the “+” button to the left of the Notes.

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Add Notes App to iOS 12 Control Center on iPhone or iPad

How to Scan Document Right from Control Center on iPhone and iPad  Running iOS 12

Step #1. First off, bring up Control Center on your iOS device.

  • On your iPhone X and iPad swipe down from top right to access CC.
  • On other iPhones, you need to swipe up from the bottom to bring up CC.

Step #2. Now, tap and hold the Notes icon.

Step #3. Next, select Scan Document in the menu.

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Scan Document from Control Center in iOS 12 on iPhone or iPad

Next up, point the camera on the document you wish to scan. Once it’s perfectly aligned, hit the shutter button.

How to Scan Document Right from Home Screen on iPhone

Do note that you need to have 3D compatible iPhone to be able to scan the docs from the Home screen. Only iPhone 6s or later (except iPhone SE) has the support for the touch technology.

Step #1. Simply 3D Touch the Notes app icon on your compatible iPhone.

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Step #2. Now, select Scan Document in the shortcut menu.

Scan Document from iPhone Home Screen in iOS 12

Then, go ahead with the task as usual.

That’s pretty much it!

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Wrapping up

The process of scanning QR code has also been simplified in the latest iOS version. Unlike before, don’t have to launch the Camera app to get it done. Let us know your feedback about these simple yet neat changes in iOS 12.

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Dhvanesh Adhiyahttps://www.igeeksblog.com
Dhvanesh Adhiya is our editor-in-chief and reviewer who takes care of iGeeksBlog.com. He is passionate for wonderful apps that change the way your iPhone interacts in your life.

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