Built-in QR reader on Android

Jyri Turunen
Nov 28, 2018 · 1 min read

There is an built-in QR code scanner on Android. It works inside Camera app when Google Lens Suggestions is activated.

  • Open Camera
  • Focus to QR code
  • See URL popup

Tested 28th of November, 2018 by Pixel 2 / Android Pie 9.

Set up

  1. Open Camera and click: More
  2. Click: Settings
  3. Activate: Google Lens suggestions

That’s it


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