How do I scan a document with Epson ScanSmart?

  • You can scan and review documents and photos in Epson ScanSmart.

    Note: The images in this guide show Windows screens. Mac screens may be slightly different. Depending on your product model and software version, not all options may be available.

    1. Place your original on the product for scanning.
    2. Open Epson ScanSmart on your computer. Do one of the following:
      • Windows 11: Click , then search for Epson ScanSmart and select it.
      • Windows 10: Click > Epson Software > Epson ScanSmart.
      • Windows 8.x: Navigate to the Apps screen and select Epson ScanSmart.
      • Windows (other versions): Click or Start, and select All Programs or Programs. Select Epson Software > Epson ScanSmart.
      • Mac: Open the Applications folder, open the Epson Software folder, and select Epson ScanSmart.

        You see a screen like this:

    3. Select an option for the Scan area setting, if necessary.

      Note: The Scan area setting limits the scan area to a selected size starting at the placement arrow on the scanner bed. It does not scale the image to the selected size.

    4. Select SCAN. The original is scanned. When scanning is complete, you see a screen like this:

      Note: To change between document or photo editing options, select Change Mode.

    5. In Document Editing Mode, you can review, edit, or reorder the scanned images as follows:
      • Select + Scan to scan more originals.
      • Select Delete to delete selected scanned images.
      • Select Rotate Right to rotate each scanned image.
      • Select Crop to crop the selected image.
      • Control-click two images, select Stitch Images, and follow the on-screen instructions to combine them into a single image.
    6. In Photo Editing Mode, the following enhancement options are available:
      • Auto Color Enhancement: automatically adjusts the brightness, contrast, and saturation of your photos
      • Restore Faded Colors: restores the colors in faded photos automatically
      • Remove Red Eye: automatically removes the red-eye effect from your photos
      • Auto Cropping: automatically crops the scanned image edges
    7. When you finish reviewing and editing the scanned images, click Next. You see a screen like this:

    8. Select an option to save, send, or print the scanned images. See the links below.
    Related tasks
    Saving a Scan
    Attaching a Scan to Email
    Sending a Scan to a Cloud Service
    Printing a Scan
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