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Creating a set by scanning documents

Creating study sets is even faster when you use Scan document! This feature is currently available to Quizlet Plus and Quizlet Teacher subscribers using our iOS app.

Creating a study set with Scan Document

Tap Create at the bottom of your screen and select Create study set. Enter a set title. If you'd like to add an optional description with more information about your set, tap Description.

Tap Scan document to begin.

Screenshot of Create set page with Scan document highlighted

Then, tap Allow camera and select Allow to grant Quizlet access to your camera.

Select Choose from library to add an image from your phone or Take photo to capture a new image to use for your set.

Quizlet will display your image on the Create Set page and add teal boxes around the words it detects. You can pinch to zoom in on your image, or tap the scroll mode icon to pan over to a different part of your scanned document.

Screenshot of Create set page wth scroll mode highlighted

Tap the pencil icon to select the text for a term or definition.

Tap a word or phrase to add it as the first term in your set. Then, tap the definition text box and highlight another word or phrase for the definition.

Screenshot of Create Set page with highlighted term

To add a new card, tap the plus icon. To delete a card, swipe left and tap the trash can icon.

If you need to edit your term or definition, tap the keyboard icon on the left side of the screen. To return to your document, tap the document icon.

Publishing your set

You won't be able to save your set until you've added at least two terms and definitions and selected a language for both. To select languages, tap the Settings icon and then Select language to choose the correct option for each side.

Finally, tap Done to publish your set!


Can I use Scan Document on my Android device?

This feature is only available on iOS devices, but we may be adding it to Android devices in the future.

Can I use Scan Document to edit an existing set?

Yes! Head to the set you want to update and tap the More menu. Then select Edit set and tap Scan document to begin editing.

How do I make sure I don't violate a document’s copyright?

Please see this article for detailed information and FAQs.