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  1. Save to specified OneDrive folder with option to rename upon save

    Save to specified OneDrive folder with option to rename upon save

    5,012 votes
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      Gathering Feedback  ·  127 comments  ·  Office Lens for iPhone  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Email as PDF

      Would love the ability to email as of PDF instead of a JPG. I see when you use PDF it uploads it to convert and OCR, then you can email from there. Ability to email directly as an image PDF or do the OCR without uploading the image would be great.

      2,484 votes
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        17 comments  ·  Office Lens for iPhone  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Save to existing OneNote page instead creating a new page each time

        If you export to OneNote, a new page is created. I would like to be able to add an image to an existing OneNote page.

        1,646 votes
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          8 comments  ·  Office Lens for iPhone  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Add save to Dropbox

          Add save to Dropbox

          1,436 votes
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            21 comments  ·  Office Lens for iPhone  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Please have an auto save feature

            It's too cumbersome to have to manually save every single time when I use the app, I just its be to one note or one drive automatically

            1,277 votes
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              12 comments  ·  Office Lens for iPhone  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Import business card data into contacts

              Import business card data into Contacts, then have option to email the new contact your contact card.

              Evernote currently does this well

              690 votes
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                14 comments  ·  Office Lens for iPhone  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • saving scans in greyscale

                choosing if you want to export in colour or greyscale

                643 votes
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                  2 comments  ·  Office Lens for iPhone  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Needs black & white conversion so I can actually scan a document!

                  Needs a black & white conversion so we can scan and export to PDF documents!

                  643 votes
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                    14 comments  ·  Office Lens for iPhone  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Make it connect to google drive!!!

                    I want to upload my scans to google drive, since thats where i keep my documents.

                    522 votes
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                      7 comments  ·  Office Lens for iPhone  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Automatic OCR

                      Automatically generate OCR of image and add option to copy to clipboard or exporting text only.

                      473 votes
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                        3 comments  ·  Office Lens for iPhone  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • QR Code Reader

                        Please add a QR Code and Barcode Scanner that shows details about the item or for business cards since it is called "Office" lens and add more interoperability with the other "Office" apps. It doesn't necessarily need to capture the barcode or qr code too but can scan it then have the option to read barcodes in a picture. Also, please do fix the apps in Windows Phone. Don't forget. It really is a very important OS. It's just that people are still blinded by iOS and Android.

                        299 votes
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                          10 comments  ·  Office Lens for iPhone  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Zoom in when cropping

                          Display above the touch point a zoomed in view of where the cropping point is being placed. See scanner pro app for example.

                          252 votes
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                            6 comments  ·  Office Lens for iPhone  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Convert to PDF offline

                            Internet connection should not be required to convert the image to PDF.

                            242 votes
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                              1 comment  ·  Office Lens for iPhone  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Don't start the app with camera mode, but an overview page

                              If you start the app, immediately the camera is activated. This is annoying. Would like the app to start with an overview page or scanned items.

                              233 votes
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                                4 comments  ·  Office Lens for iPhone  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • OCR not working?

                                OCR is either not working or there is some step I am missing. I was under impression that One Lens auto-OCRs. I saved a doc to standard and PDF, and it can't find words in either.

                                219 votes
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                                  8 comments  ·  Office Lens for iPhone  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • 217 votes
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                                    15 comments  ·  Office Lens for iPhone  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Batch scan

                                    Batch scan mode and create a single document for complete batch

                                    202 votes
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                                      3 comments  ·  Office Lens for iPhone  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Change default filename

                                      Add ability to change the filename before or Fter saving

                                      180 votes
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                                        18 comments  ·  Office Lens for iPhone  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Export to SharePoint library

                                        Export directly to a sharepoint library. This would allow use of the document id feature which is not available in OneDrive

                                        176 votes
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                                          13 comments  ·  Office Lens for iPhone  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Business card

                                          Why can't I save business card info directly into my contacts

                                          133 votes
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