The new “Insert data from picture” feature uses Microsoft artificial intelligence (AI) to analyze and recognize the data without the need of the end-user to manually input the data. This is a feature part of the set of tools available for Office 365 subscribers. In this guide, you’ll learn the steps to quickly import a printed data table into an Excel spreadsheet using your Android phone camera.

How to snap a picture import printed data table into Excel

To import a data table from a piece of paper using the Excel app for Android, use these steps: Once you complete the steps, Excel will process the data and insert it into the spreadsheet where you can continue making changes or input new data. Excel Insert data from picture feature Excel data capture edition While this guide focuses on Android, Microsoft is planning to bring the feature to Office 365 subscribers on iOS. All content on this site is provided with no warranties, express or implied. Use any information at your own risk. Always backup of your device and files before making any changes. Privacy policy info.