A QR code, an abbreviation for Quick Response code, is a two-dimensional barcode that allows users to take a piece of information or media and access it on their device. They can be used to display text or even open a URL. QR codes are both customizable and functional as they connect print media with online content. QR codes today function as an excellent advertising tool for companies and brands. Below, we’ll cover quick and easy steps on how to scan QR codes on both iPhones and Androids.
Note, while most smartphones are QR-compatible, if nothing appears on the viewfinder of your phone, you may have to enable QR code scanning by looking in your device’s Settings. In the event that you are not able to find QR scanning settings, your device may unfortunately not scan QR Codes natively. If that’s the case, don’t fret! Simply download a QR Code reader app through your app store to access content. Apps such as QR Code Reader or Lightning QR Scanner are popular choices for third-party QR readers.
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