Adobe Scan offers a number of ways to find and sort files. You can:
The home screen shows all your scans. To change your file view, tap and:
Recent to see your latest scans or All Scans to view all files.
When in the All Scans view, you can sort your files by file name or by scan date. A check shows you the current sort method.
From the home screen (a scan is not open), search for files by filename or content. The January, 2020 release introduced advanced searching for content across all files. You do not need to have a file open to find file content.
Tip: Tap to filter your search results.
Search files by file type as well as by date range with the search filter. You can use the search filter with or without a search term.
When you have a file open, you can search for file text in any saved scan.
Keep in mind scans start out as images. Since optical scan recognition (OCR) converts your scan to text, the initial quality of your scan may affect your ability to search for and find text.
The shows the first found item. Tap the previous and next arrows to navigate through the search results.
Any app that supports working with PDF can access the scan app’s PDF list. This allows you to attach, view, and perform other supported actions within those 3rd party apps.
Document detection for the add-from-photos feature means the app tries to distinguish documents from selfies, artwork, and other non-document photos. By showing you document-specific images first, it’s easier to find and work with what you actually need. Integration with the device photo library allows you to easily browse your photo library and add images to new or existing scans.
To access this feature:
From Photos, import an image into the scan app.