​New Neat Mobile App Capture Items with the Neat Mobile App

Capture Items with the Neat Mobile App

Learn how to capture items with your Neat Mobile App through snapping a picture with your mobile device's camera or importing images from your mobile device.

 

Check out our quick video on capturing and importing items with the Neat Mobile App!

Capture an Item

  1. On the 'Capture' screen, select Take a Photo.


  1. Your devices camera will open up so you can capture your item with the Neat Mobile App. The Neat Mobile App as auto capture, so you not not need to click a button to snap your picture. The Mobile App will detect the sides of your item and highlight your item in a green box. When it has detected all four sides it will automatically snap a picture and automatically crop it for you.
Neat Tip: For better capture results, make sure you place the item you want to capture on an contrasting background. This will allow the app to detect the edges of your item more easily.

  1. Once your item has been captured, you will be brought to the edit screen before you send the item to Neat. Check out the quick guide below for to see what each button does.

1. Replace - Click replace to re-take your picture. This is useful if part of your image got cut off, or something got in the way of important information.

2. Cancel - If you click cancel, you will exit the capture menu and be brought back to the main screen.

3. Item Type Drop Down - This drop down allows you to pre-select the type of item you are sending to Neat for better parsing accuracy. By default this is always set to auto-detect.

4. Rotate - This button allows you to rotate your image.

5. + Add Page - This allows you to capture a multi-page item. Click Add Page, to add additional pages to your captured item.

6. Confirm - Click confirm once you are done editing your images to send them to Neat!


  1. Once you are done editing your images, click Confirm to send your captured item to Neat. Your item will be uploaded to Neat. You will see a Success message once it's complete.


  1. By default, your items will be uploaded to the Needs Review section in the Neat Dashboard.

Import an Item

  1. On the 'Capture' screen, select Import.


  1. Browse and select one or multiple items from your mobile devices photo gallery to import to Neat. Then select Confirm.


  1. Your item will be uploaded to Neat. You will see a Success message once it's complete.


  1. By default, your items will be uploaded to the Needs Review section in the Neat Dashboard.


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