T3: Scan Documents to Your Phone or Tablet

Did you know that you can scan documents using our BookScan Stations and have the documents sent to your smartphone or tablet via a QR code? Well, you can! All you need to retrieve your scanned document is a QR reader on your mobile device.

Simple Steps:

  • At our BookScan Stations, make sure to choose Scan to Smartphone/Tablet
  • Scan your items
  • Open the QR reader app on your mobile device
  • Scan the QR code on the screen with your device
  • You are done!

Your document(s) live on the BookScan servers for 3 hours before both the documents and QR code are deleted.

Free Options for QR Code Reader Apps:
iOS: RedLaser
Android: QR Droid


About Diana

Diana is the Reference & Instructional Technology Librarian at UW-Whitewater. She can introduce you to a variety of technology to help improve your teaching, learning, research, and professional development. Ask her about Zotero, tea, or technology. She is the liaison librarian to the departments of Psychology and Social Work.
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