Microsoft Lens: Scan in Assignments

What is Microsoft Lens?

Microsoft Lens is recommended if you don't have a scanner but need to submit physical documentation (such as written homework or signed forms) digitally through email or Blackboard. Lens serves as a scanner that you use by taking a picture with your phone.

According to Microsoft:

Microsoft Lens trims, enhances, and makes pictures of whiteboards and docs readable. You can use Lens to convert images to PDF, Word and PowerPoint files, and you can even save images to OneNote or OneDrive. Lens is like having a scanner in your pocket. Like magic, it will digitize notes from whiteboards or blackboards.

Installing Microsoft Lens

Search the App Store or Google Play for: Microsoft Lens

shows Microsoft Lens in the Play or App store

Or select your operating system below for a direct link to install Microsoft Lens: 

If you are prompted during the install process, be sure to allow the app to access your camera.

Using Microsoft Lens

Learn more about how you can use Lens to take pictures, clean them up, and save them.

Further information

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