How to Scan a QR Code on Android and iPhone

How to Scan a QR Code on Android and iPhone

In this modern world, you have seen QR codes in many places like bars, gyms, grocery stores, cinema halls, etc. So what is basically QR code stands for quick response code. You might see these on products or some payments area and many other places. You probably think that how to scan it. For that all you need to do a smartphone camera which gets access to all information written in QR code.

There are a number of apps that are available on the internet but don’t know how to use them.

So in this article, I am going to tell you how to scan QR code on android and iPhone. Before starting that you should have to know what is basically and how it looks.

What is QR Code

QR code stands for Quick Response code which is works in the same way as a barcode work. These QR codes are in square shape in the form of a matrix with a black and white grid contain the different patterns. It stores the data in a symbol depending on the data type the user wants to save. These QR code have information about products, contact, web address, details, you can access these details with your compatible device. The user just has to scan that code by the smartphone camera by using the process Reed-Solomon error correction until the image successfully interpreted on the scanner. When it appropriately imprinted then it will extract the data from patterns.

These QR code using the standard encoding mode which includes numeric, alphabetic, byte/binary, and kanji. There are many types of bar code that are available which include Website URLs, Contact information, Wi-Fi network details, Calendar events, Plain text, Your social media accounts, And much more.


How to Scan a QR Code on Android and iPhone

Most of the android has a built-in QR code scanner. It depends upon your camera and phone type. So Here I mention how to scan QR code on an android phone.

First of all, download the app google lens for the android user by google store, for iPhone user download QR Code Reader for iPhone app for apple store.

After that the process is simple, just open the application and scan that code.

How to Scan a QR Code on Android and iPhone

If your mobile is too old which not able to run google lens then you should have to install QR code reader & QR code Scanner for the google play store. and the process to read the QR code is the same.

That’s all. Now, whenever you see QR code somewhere and you are curious about which it’s for, just pick up your phone and just scan it. I hope that you understand it well, if you have any doubt then comment us below and share it with your friends.

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Abdul Moeez

Abdul Moeez is the founder and content writer of TechGrinch. He writes about Technology, Science, Gadgets, Security, Social Media, Social Networks, Android, Computer, Internet, etc. He is an Experienced Blogger, SEO Expert, Developer & Social Media Expert. .

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