How to enable Google Drive OCR: PDF, scan, search

How to enable Google Drive OCR: PDF, scan, search

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 to save time when editing PDF documents.

To enable OCR, connect to Google Drive, click the gear icon, then select Settings:

Under General, select Convert uploaded files to Google Docs editor to begin using OCR:

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