How to Use the Microsoft Pix Business Card Reader

Microsoft Pix Business Card Reader



  • Scan Business Cards
  • Import Contacts
  • Connect on LinkedIn

The new Business Card Reader, with its LinkedIn integration, will streamline your ability to photograph, save, and import your new contacts from business cards directly to your iPhone’s address book and connect via LinkedIn.

Getting Started

  1. Start by installing the latest version of Microsoft Pix (v1.6 or later). Download

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  1. After launching Microsoft Pix, simply hold the screen over a business card until the blue bounding box appears.
  2. Press the “add to contacts” button in the lower left corner of the screen.


Save Photo of Business Card

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  1. To save a photo of the business card, click on the menu icon in the upper right corner and then select “Save photo”.
  2. A photo of the business card will be saved in the Gallery.

Add New Contact

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  1. Select “Add contact”
  2. On the following screen, select “Create New Contact”.
  3. On the next screen, review, edit, and add information.
  4. Click "Done" when finished

Add Photo to New Contact

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  1. Press the “add photo” icon in the upper left corner.
  2. Take Photo of your new contact, or, Choose Photo from your gallery. Perhaps of the business card.


Connect on LinkedIn

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  1. You must be logged in to LinkedIn and your new contact must have a LinkedIn account.
  2. Select “Find on LinkedIn”.
  3. Search listings and select.


Improving productivity with Microsoft Pix remains a top priority for Microsoft.
Download or update Microsoft Pix today on iOS devices for free from Apple’s App Store.




Microsoft Pix Website

The Year’s 9 Best Apps by the New York Times

50 Best Apps of the Year by TIME Magazine

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