Reference Scanner

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Use the Reference Scanner to quickly snap a photo of a Bible reference in a book, bulletin, and more, and the Faithlife Study Bible mobile app will find any references for quick access.

To access the reference scanner, follow these steps:

  1. Tap the Navigation drawer icon  (you may need to tap the screen first to show the app icons).
  2. Select the Reference Scanner. Your device's camera will open.
  3. Position your device to include the biblical reference(s) you want to look up and then tap Scan. If you've already taken a photo, you can select it from your photo library instead of scanning live by tapping Photo library in the top right.
  4. Expand any found reference to view a preview of the verse. For longer passages, you can open the entire passage in your preferred Bible.

Note: If the scan did not locate all your references, you can choose to Rescan. As long as the scanned text includes the book and passage, the Reference Scanner should locate it (e.g., "Gen 1:1" should find Genesis 1:1, but "1:1" alone will not return any reference).  


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