Differences in the Methods for Establishing a Link with a Cloud Service

To save an image created from a document that you scanned with the ScanSnap to a cloud service, two methods are available.

Select a method to establish a link with a cloud service according to your needs and your operating environment.

Saving a Scanned Image in a Cloud Service by Using ScanSnap Cloud

When Using ScanSnap Cloud
When Using ScanSnap Cloud
When Using ScanSnap Cloud
Features
  • ScanSnap Cloud can be used to automatically detect a type of image ("Documents", "Business Cards", "Receipts" or "Photos") created from a document that you scan, and sort and save the scanned images to a cloud service that you specified for each document type.

    For details about a cloud service that you can establish a link with, refer to the following:

  • An image of the document that you scanned is saved in a desired cloud service via the ScanSnap Cloud server. The ScanSnap Cloud server is a cloud server used exclusively with the ScanSnap.

    For regions where ScanSnap Cloud can be used, refer to here.

  • The ScanSnap and the ScanSnap Cloud server can be connected with each other via Wi-Fi. So, you can scan documents and save images with the ScanSnap alone. You do not need to start up a computer.

  • To use ScanSnap Cloud, you need to obtain a ScanSnap account in advance.

    Register a ScanSnap account in the ScanSnap account registration page.

Detailed procedure

For details about the procedure ranging from the preparation of using ScanSnap Cloud to the scanning of documents, refer to the following:

Saving a Scanned Image in a Cloud Service by Using ScanSnap Cloud

Saving a Scanned Image in a Cloud Service by Using a Client Application

When Using a Client Application
When Using a Client Application
When Using a Client Application
Features

Save an image created from the document that you scanned in a cloud service by using a client application for the cloud service, which is installed in your computer.

You can establish a link with the following cloud services:

  • Dropbox

    A sync folder that is set in the Dropbox desktop application is used to save scanned images.

  • Evernote

    The Evernote client is used to save scanned images.

  • Google Drive

    A sync folder that is set in Google Drive Backup and Sync is used to save scanned images.

  • OneDrive

    A sync folder that is set in OneDrive sync client is used to save scanned images.

Detailed procedure

For details about the procedure ranging from the configuration of the settings in a profile to the scanning of documents, refer to the following:

Saving a Scanned Image in a Cloud Service by Using a Client Application

HINT
  • The [Scanner] tab can be displayed from the ScanSnap Home menu which appears when you right-click the ScanSnap Home icon in the notification area, at the far right of the taskbar on the computer.

    For details about ScanSnap Home menus, refer to ScanSnap Home Icon and ScanSnap Home Menus.

  • The [Scanner] tab can be displayed from the ScanSnap Home menu which appears when you click the ScanSnap Home icon at the far right of the menu bar on the computer.

    For details about ScanSnap Home menus, refer to ScanSnap Home Icon and ScanSnap Home Menus.