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PhotoScan lets you save digital copies of your printed photos in just a few taps. Since we launched the app in November, you’ve all scanned a lot of photos—almost 50 million in fact! Today we're making a few updates to ensure these moments—once trapped in a photo album in your attic—are even easier to scan and share, so you can take them with you wherever you go.

PhotoScan already removes glare from scanned photos, making the process of preserving your printed memories less complicated. Yet sometimes, the lighting is just right, and there’s no glare present. For those moments, you can now turn off glare removal and scan in one step. You’ll get a quick, high-quality result with all the benefits of PhotoScan—like cropping, edge detection, image straightening, and rotating to the correct orientation.


Plus, now you can share your scans right from the app, so you don’t have to wait long to send off that childhood photo of you rocking your favorite pink velvet top.


These updates are rolling out over the next few days on Android and iOS.

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