After scanning, the QR code allows for automatic transfer to the URL of the page, as well as access to additional information, for example about the product. How can you scan the QR code?
How to scan a QR code
It’s convenient because you don’t have to manually enter the website address, remember product names etc. This can be done with any smartphone equipped with a camera. However, in order to use the convenience offered by QR codes, you usually need to install the appropriate application.
Its design allows it to be placed and read on objects quickly moving relative to the scanner (e.g. on conveyors). Symbolism is also used in various applications not related to shipment transport. Similarly to Semacode, it can be used to save and place URLs in various places, and then read using appropriately programmed mobile devices.
QR codes for Android phones
For phones equipped with Android, the best application is a QR code reader available on Google Play. Then run the application and grant it permission to take photos and record video. Point your camera towards the QR code as indicated on the screen (square). Thanks to this, the application will read the code and then offer to use the associated link to a specific website.
The second option is to download Barcode Scanner from the Google Play store. It allows you to scan bar codes to check data on, for example, product composition. In this case, the principle of conduct is the same, except for the use of a green line displayed on the screen, which is to run along the line of the product bar code. After a while, you will get full information on the topic of interest to you on the subject.
QR codes for Apple phones
In the case of iPhone and iPad, to read the QR code, use the Camera application that is built into it. You do not need to install any additional applications. In this scan of the code, open the Camera app from the home screen, lock screen or control center. Then select the rear camera. Set the device so that the QR code appears in the viewfinder in the Camera application. Your device will recognize the QR code and display a notification. Tap the notification to open the link associated with the QR code.
Are QR codes useful
An example of how QR codes make your life easier is logging in to your Google account. Yes, you can do it with a QR code. How? Turn on camera app on your phone. Point the camera at the QR code. Click the banner that appears on your phone
Follow the instructions on the screen to finish logging in.
If you have problems reading the QR code
Check your phone software version (you will need the latest), increase screen brightness and clean the camera lens. The problem with code scanning may have the fact that you do not hold the phone upright. Also find the optimal distance between the phone and the code. It should fit in the square marked on the screen.