You have probably seen plenty of QR codes on magazines, product packaging, brochures, web pages and not only, so you know how the story goes. QR is an acronym for Quick Response and even if it was developed in Japan for the automotive industry, things turned into much more than that. Machines can read QR codes more quickly than barcodes, and QR codes can store more data in less space, therefore they are a trend of these days and you need an app such as QR Code Reader to be prepared for anything.
QR Code Reader recognizes all those barcode types that we generally find around us (UPC, EAN, and ISBN) and shows you pricing, reviews, as well as other details about the products you scan.
So, in order to scan a QR Code, you must only load the app and point your camera at the QR code. Line it up inside the guide arrows and you will see how QR Code Reader recognizes it and provides the information that you need. Besides that, the app is also able to record your scan history so you can look back at the codes you’ve been pointing your Android phone at. And don’t forget about that switch to turn on your device’s light (if it has one) for scanning in low-light circumstances.
In order to use the app, let me tell you that the QR Code Reader is compatible with various Android devices and versions: if you have Android 2.3.3 or later you’re good to go. Besides that, your device must have a built-in camera. Keep in mind that cameras on older devices do not provide the resolution or focus required for barcode scanning.
And if the code you’re scanning is designed to take you to a website, then you must also have a data signal or wireless connection.
Even more, this app lets you do all these things and more, yet it doesn’t cost a penny and it doesn’t drives you mad with advertising (unlike many rival apps). This is why you should start using right now.
Take the QR Code Reader from Google Play Store.