QR Code, i.e. Quick Response Code is a kind of matrix barcode that has information about the product. Since QR Codes can be scanned quickly on a digital screen, people like to use them often on their smartphones. Since iPhone doesn’t have this facility to scan QR Code, users can download Google Chrome app and then scan QR codes on iPhone with Chrome.
Here, we will discuss two methods to scan QR codes on your iPhone with Google Chrome; one includes the intervention of Spotlight Search and the other one deals with 3D Touch feature available on iPhone 6s, 6s Plus, iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus.
Make sure that you are using the latest version of Google Chrome on your iPhone. If you are not using this app at all, download Google Chrome on your device.
How to Scan QR Codes on iPhone with Google Chrome
Once you download Google Chrome, you need to open the app on your iPhone and accept Chrome’s Terms and Conditions, and allow the app necessary permissions to access your location.
Step #1: On your iPhone home screen, swipe down to bring the Spotlight Search down. You can also swipe left to go to the Spotlight Search screen.
Step #2: In the search bar, type in ‘qr’; you can use upper case also.
Step #3: Chrome app will appear in the result; tap on Scan QR Code under the CHROME section of results.
Step #4: QR Code or barcode app scanner will display on your iPhone screen; you can now scan QR Code by using Chrome. You need to place the app scanner on any QR Code. Make sure that you do not shake the phone.
It is noticed that many QR Codes lead you to websites, and therefore, using this feature on Chrome saves a lot of time of yours; you don’t need to type in long URLs, and you are not supposed to use any extra app to scan QR Codes.
How to Scan QR Codes by using 3D Touch in Chrome
Step #1: On your iPhone, go to the Chrome app screen (if you have downloaded a number of apps, you need to perform a few swipes to reach the app).
Step #2: Now hard press on Chrome app; this will reveal a few options on the screen. One of the options is Scan QR Code.
Go ahead, and scan the QR Codes by using 3D Touch feature.
Across the globe, digital transactions are booming. People are buying and selling products online; India doesn’t lag behind in this digital race as people here love to use Paytm on Android and iPhone. QR Codes play pivotal role in Paytm transactions in India.
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