How To Enable OCR in Google Drive

October 2017

The Optical Character Recognition (OCR) feature in Google Drive allows users to automatically extract text from PDF files and save them in a Google Docs document. This can help save time when seeking to edit PDF documents. To enable OCR, connect to Google Drive, click on the Gear icon, then select Settings:

In the settings under General, select Convert uploaded files to Google Docs editor to begin using OCR:

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