How to keep track of receipts on Android with Lemon

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Keeping track of everything you buy, especially if you run a business or get reimbursed for costs, can be really tedious. There are usually receipts in different sizes for each item purchased, and trying to remember to put them in a certain place doesn’t always happen. Additionally, since many receipts are printed on thermal paper, their information may fade away before the next time you evaluate spending or when doing your taxes. So why not try a different approach to receipt and record keeping?

Lemon is a useful app for Android that will allow you to take snapshots of your receipts for later use. Photos are stored in your Gallery and within the app so you can view them at any time. Here’s how to get started:

Step 1: Grab a copy of Lemon for your Android device.

Step 2: Sign up for a free Lemon account. You will receive an e-mail indicating your new account has been created, but you won’t need to take any further steps except logging in to the app.

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Step 3: After logging in, touch the camera icon in the top right-hand corner to take a photo of your first receipt. A box will appear to line up the receipt, which helps yo… [Read more]

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