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How to scan QR codes on an iPhone

 

All iPhones have the ability to scan QR codes from the default camera app.

1.Open your Camera app from the Home screen, Control Center, or Lock screen.
2.Select the rear facing camera. Hold your device so that the QR code appears in the viewfinder in the Camera app. Your device will read the QR code and a notification will appear.
3. Tap the notification to open the link associated with the QR code to view the page.

How to scan QR codes on an Android Phone

 

The method for scanning QR codes on Android phones can differ depending on the manufacturer. To see if you phone’s camera app supports QR codes try the following:

1.Open your Camera app from the Home screen or App drawer.
2.Point you phone’s camera at the QR code you are trying to scan and hold it steady.
3. If scanning is successful then your phone can scan QR codes.

If your phone’s camera doesn’t automatically detect QR codes you might need to enable it in the settings or use the Google Lens App which is built into the Google App.(see the image on the right)