I have already explained how to scan a file into PDF format for the various operating systems.
In this article, I am going to explain how can you scan a document with multiple pages and save them together as a PDF.
Using Scanner Document
If you want to scan multiple pages into PDF format then the easiest way to do this work is with the help of a scanner. If you want to know how to do this then see the steps below:-
- Firstly, you have to connect your desktop to the scanner and complete all the settings for connecting both devices.
- Once your device (Scanner) gets connected with your desktop then you just have to take the 1st page which you want to scan. Make sure that the page is not damaged or wet.
- Scan the 1st page according to the type of your scanner and repeat this process from several pages also.
- Once all the pages are getting scanned then go to your desktop and select the option of a wait if you want to do any changes to it. If not then, click on the option of “Save“.
Hence, your pages are getting scanned successfully and once you click the save option then the collection of pages will get saved as PDF as your prescribed name.
Users also have an option to scan their PDF via Windows. With the help of software in windows, you’re allowed to scan pages and get the PDF format of these scanned pages. Let’s see how:-
Via NAPS 2
Windows attains inbuilt features named Windows Fax. This feature allows you to scan the pages and convert them into PDF format.
- Firstly, connect your Scanner machine to the Windows desktop. You can easily use a dedicated cable otherwise wireless connecting is also an option.
- Now, download the NAPS and install it into your PC. Open the application and select an image or we can say profile picture of your scanner.
- If you want to add a new profile then you can do it by clicking on “New” otherwise, continue with the next step.
- Now, you have to enter the name of your scanner. You can name it anything accordingly.
- Select the type of device which you have and click OK.
- Start scanning your page and come back to the menu of the app.
- Once the application is opened then select the option of “Scan”. A new menu will open where you have to select the Batch Scan option.
- Select the option of multiple scans and in the output, section click on the option of Save to a single file.
- Add some other details and click on the option of Scan.
- Once all the pages get scanned then click on the option of “Done” and hence your scanned pages are converted into PDF format.
Adobe Acrobat Pro DC
Adobe Acrobat Pro DC is one of the best-paid sources to convert scanned pages into PDF format. This charges approx $14.99/month for their services.
- Firstly, download the application named Adobe Acrobat Pro DC on your Windows desktop and open it.
- Connect your scanner to your device. You can use Dedicated Cable to connect the device to a PC or also use wireless if applicable.
- Open the application and visit the “Tools” option in it. Now, select the option of PDF.
- Click on the option of the scanner and configure the settings accordingly. You can easily set the type of file which you want and many other things here. So select the things accordingly and click to scan.
Hence, scan the pages with your scanner and the pages will get converted into PDF format. Once this work is done click to save and save your file.
Mac Using Preview
Mac OS attains an Inbuilt Preview option in the system. This option will help you to create a PDF file into multiple pages.
- Firstly, you have to connect the mac with the desktop.
- Now, visit the launch pad option of the system and select the option of “Preview”. Select the file menu option and click on the ” Import from” option.
- Now, select the option of PDF in the menu and click on the option of Combine into Single document.
- Also, configure the other options accordingly (if required).
- After completing all the settings click the Scan option.
- Now, start scanning the pages One by one and also select the preview option to see the scanned input of the pages.
- Once all the pages get scanned then click on the option of “File”. A new menu will open where you have to click on the option of Save.
Hence, the work is done and your pages will get scanned and saved in PDF format.
Let’s see how we can convert the multiple pages into PDF format on Android devices.
By Using the application
There are plenty of applications available online which help you to convert your scanned pages into PDF files.
For this discussion, we’re referring to the FileScanner application which is easily available on the Google play store as well as on the App Store. If you have any other application then you can easily use it.
- Firstly, download the application and install it on your device.
- Now, open the application and once you open it then it will ask you for some permissions. Allow them.
- The scanning camera will open in which you have to scan all the pages one by one. So, scan and save all the pages one by one.
- Now, swipe up the screen and see the preview of all pages. If you want to make some edits to it then you can easily scan your page otherwise save the document.
By Google Drive
You can also scan multiple pages with the help of Google drive. See the steps below for know-how.
- Firstly, you have to download the application of Google Drive. This application is available on the Google Play store. You can easily download the application from the Google play store.
- So, download the application and open it. Click on the option of Add which is available on the top-right corner of the screen.
- A new window will open in front of you where you have to select the option of the scan.
- The phone asks for permission to use your camera. So, allow it and start scanning your pages. Scan the first page, make a preview of it and save it. Do it the same with other pages.
- Once all the pages get scanned then click on the option of Save.
Hence, your scanned pages are saved as PDF files into Google drive and you can easily access them whenever you want.
iOS by using Apple Notes
If you’re an iOS user and want to know how you can scan multiple pages and convert them into PDF file (Single) then follow the steps below:-
- Firstly, you have to visit your apple store and download the application named Apple Notes. Well, this application is inbuilt in most of the devices but if you have deleted this application then you can download it from the Apple store.
- Open the application and click on the + option. Now, a menu will open on your screen where you have to select the option of Scan documents.
- Now, scan all the pages one by one and store them with the option of “Keep scanning”.
- Once all the pages get scanned then edit them (optional) and after editing them select the option of share.
- In this option, various other options are also available. You have to select the option of “Save as PDF” and after that, your file is saved as PDF on your device.
Hence, the work is done and the scanned file is saved in a PDF format on your device.
Online Tool: PDF element
PDF element is also a great option to convert the pages into a single PDF document. Let’s see the process below:-
- Firstly, you have to download the application on your device and open it.
- Now, select the option of “Select file” and go to create option. Now, select the option of “From Scanner“.
- Now, select the scanner type and also select the option of scanning more pages.
- Scan the pages one by one with the help of a camera or scanner and the pages will get inserted into PDF automatically.
- Now, click to combine PDF, and hence the work is done.
ControlCenter4 For Windows
ControlCenter4 is a free-cost document for windows that help you to create pages into a Single PDF document.
- Firstly, open the Application on your desktop and load the documenting Automatic document feeder.
- Select the file type of your document in the scan section.
- Pick the size of your scan.
- Click to scan and start scanning the pages.
- The preview of scanned pages will start appearing on the screen. You can easily customize it.
- Now, select PDF format in the dialog box and keep scanning all the pages.
- Click to OK.
Hence, all the pages will get scanned and saved in PDF format.
ControlCenter2 for Mac
Well, you can easily use this platform for converting pages into PDF format by using Mac.
- Firstly, place the page into ADF, and after that reach the control center2 for configurations.
- Select the Scan option and click on the file.
- A scan window will open where you can configure all the settings.
- Select the type of file as PDF.
- Select the option of scan file type and click on start scanning.
Your scanning will start and the scanned pages will get saved as a PDF file on your desktop.
So, here we discussed How To Scan A Document With Multiple Pages Into PDF Format. I’m sure that you’ll get satisfied with the above information and learn how you can do it.
Tanmoy Misra found his love for tech early in life when he got his first Nintendo (NES) console. He spent many hours blowing into cartridges to no avail until inspiration struck and he started taking apart and rebuilding anything that didn’t work. After dropping console gaming at the end of high school, Tanmoy entered the world of PC online gaming. His love of gaming and problem-solving soon led him to build his computers. As per expertise, he is an ISF-certified video calibrator and covering AV for a number of publications since 2018.