Scan into a Chromebook

Article ID: ART180157 | Date published: 07/12/2021 | Date last updated: 10/28/2021


This article provides information on scanning into your Chromebook with your PIXMA, MAXIFY, or CanoScan product.


Before Starting

 This article assumes that your printer or scanner is set up to work with your Chromebook. If it isn't, you can find instructions for setting up the printer with your Chromebook here.

 You must have Chrome OS 89 or later installed in order to scan.

To scan into your Chromebook, follow the steps below.

  1. At the bottom right, select the time.

  2. Select Settings .

  3. At the bottom, select Advanced.

    Select Advanced (outlined in red)

  4. Under Print and scan, to open the Scan app, select Scan.

    Select Scan (outlined in red)

     You can also open the Launcher and search for Scan.

  5. Under Scan, select your scanner from the list and your options in the down arrow menu on the right.

    Scan screen

     You can customize your color mode, page size, resolution, and scan options under More settings.

  6. Select the Scan button to start scanning.

 Scanned files are saved to the location you specified in the Scan to option.

File has been saved to the specified location

When your scan is complete, to find your scanned files, click on the Show file location link.

If your product issue was not resolved after following the steps above, or if you require additional help, please create or log in to your Canon Account to see your technical support options.

Or if you still need help, visit our Canon Community by clicking the button below to get answers:

Link to Canon Community Forum


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