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How to Scan Multiple Pages into One PDF with High-Quality Output

Whether you're using documents for personal, professional, or educational purposes, it's useful to know how to scan multiple pages into one PDF document seamlessly. Not only does this help to streamline your file storage, but it also makes it easier for readers to view your document and digest the information within it. This is easy to do using UPDF's mobile app or using a scanner. In this article we'll take a deep dive into these two methods, with step-by-step guides.

Read on to discover how to scan a document with multiple pages into PDF format.

How Do You Scan Multiple Pages into One PDF using a Mobile App?

If you're looking for a convenient, quick way to scan multiple pages into one PDF document, then UPDF for iOS is a great option. Scan pages on the go in just a few clicks! Download the UPDF app from the button below or from the Apple App Store and install it on your iOS device.

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It couldn't be easier to quickly snap a pic of some pages, combine them, and convert them into a PDF using your mobile app. This tool is fantastic, whether you're studying for an exam and need to upload some photos of your textbook for annotation, or if you're combing through a client contract and want to combine a few pages for your records.

Follow these steps to learn how to scan several pages into one PDF.

  • Download UPDF. Once the installation is complete, log in to your UPDF account. If you don't yet have an account, you can sign up easily on the app.

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  • Take photos of the content you need to scan into a PDF document using your iOS device.
  • With the app open, select the "Plus" (+) button in the bottom-right corner of the screen, and click "Scan".
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  • Select the Photos app icon that appears on your screen and choose your images from your Photos or Albums.
  • Click "Add" in the top-right corner of the screen to import these photos to UPDF.
  • To save these images, tap the icon that shows the number of active scans. From here you can rotate or crop the images, add filters, delete the scanned images, or add more images to the queue.
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  • When you're happy with your images, click the "Download" icon on the top-right corner to upload the images as one PDF file to UPDF.
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  • Once your PDF is uploaded you can use the many great features of UPDF: annotation, editing, translating, OCR, summarizing, and more.

How To Scan Two Pages into One PDF Using a Scanner

If you're looking for an alternative way to scan multiple pages into one PDF, then using a scanner is the next best option. Before using this method, it'll be useful to familiarize yourself with your scanner's manual so that you can follow the steps correctly.

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Here's how to scan a document with multiple pages into PDF document:

  1. Get your document and scanner ready. Typically this will involve lifting the lid of your scanner and placing your paper document in between the lid and the glass top of the scanner. In some cases, you might need to insert paper into the scanner (as you would a printer) as it can feed pages in automatically.
  2. Scan your document. Refer to your scanner manual for how to do this. Generally, there will be a button to press on your scanner labelled "Scan". You will likely also be able to initiate the scanning process using software on your laptop or computer. If using this method, you can change the resolution of the scanned document to adjust the size of the file. When the scanning is complete, you can move on to scanning the next page by repeating the process above.
  3. Save the PDF. Some scanners will automatically compile these scanned pages into one document, which you can download as a PDF by following the on-screen instructions on your laptop or computer.

Extra Tip: If your device saves the scanned pages as individual files, then you can use UPDF to combine them into one PDF document with just a few clicks. Simply download UPDF from the button below, open UPDF and select "Batch > Combine". Add the PDF files and combine them into a single PDF file.

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What Can You Do to Your PDF after Scanning?

Once you have scanned multiple pages and combined them into one PDF document, what next? UPDF has many fantastic features, so there are truly limitless possibilities for how you can edit your new PDF document.

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  • Edit: Using UPDF, you can edit your PDF document as if it were a Word document. Change text, fonts, colors, images, and more easily and quickly with UPDF on desktop or mobile.
  • Annotate: Add stamps, stickers, shapes, signatures, and more with the annotation feature. Make your scanned document your own with hundreds of customizations at your fingertips.
  • Convert: Need your scanned document to be downloaded in a different format? Convert your new PDF document to images, Microsoft Word, Excel, or PowerPoint, or even HTML format.
  • OCR: Use UPDF's state-of-the-art Optical Character Recognition (OCR) technology to transform text within images to editable text automatically.
  • Summarize: Make the most of UPDF advanced Artificial Intelligence (AI) features and ask it to summarize your multiple-page PDF document into a few sentences. UPDF AI is the personal assistant that you wished for!
  • Translate: Need to make your document accessible in multiple languages? No need to hire a translator! Use UPDF AI to translate the text within your document accurately and quickly.
  • Compress: Make your PDF shareable by compressing it or flattening it to make it smaller. Large, high-quality images can make your PDF slow to load.

If you want to learn more about UPDF, you can watch the video below or read the UPDF review on howtogeek.

FAQs on How Can You Scan Multiple Pages into One PDF

Will my pages stay in the correct order after I scan multiple pages into a PDF document?

The short answer? It depends on the device you use to scan your pages. If you use your iOS mobile device, then you can rearrange your pages before converting to a PDF. If you're using a scanner, then your pages will be in the order in which you scanned them. If you need to change the order of your scanned pages, then you can easily do so using UPDF's intuitive page management tool.

After I scan multiple pages to a PDF file, can I separate them again?

Yes, if you want to split up your PDF after you have scanned multiple pages then you can do so with UPDF's handy page management feature. Simply upload your PDF and click "Organize Pages". Select the "Split" option to divide your PDF into multiple sections, and then save your new files.

How do I scan multiple pages into one PDF using an Epson scanner?

Firstly, place the document you'd like to scan in the scanner (on the document table). Read the manual for your particular scanner if you are unsure where this is. Next, start the scan by clicking the "Start" button, and select adjust the image type, document source, document size, and document resolution settings in the Office Mode window. After viewing the preview, adjust any other settings and then click "Scan". Select "PDF" as the Type setting to complete the scan.

Conclusion

Now you know how to scan multiple pages into one PDF document using the UPDF mobile app or a scanner. Seamlessly annotate, edit, translate, and summarize your document after scanning, and convert text within images to editable text with advance OCR technology. To get the most out of UPDF software, download UPDF today. If you have already downloaded the free version of this tool, purchase the UPDF Pro version with this special offer to maximize its PDF management capabilities.

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