If you want to scan a QR code using your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch, this can be done easily using the camera on your mobile phone. This guide will show you everything you need to know about how to scan a QR code on your iPhone.
Apple has this handy feature built into the device and easily accessible from the camera on your iPhone, this will allow you to automatically scan a QR code on your device.
A QR code is a two-dimensional bar code that can be read by smartphones and other devices with built-in cameras. Once you scan the QR code, it will then take you to a website or launch a specific feature in an app, this is a really useful feature that is available on most smartphones available today as well as Apple devices.
Many companies use this feature on physical products, you can scan a QR code on their products and then you will be taken directly to their website.
How do I scan a QR code with my iPhone?
To scan a Qr code on your iPhone, follow the simple steps below.
- Open the Camera app on your iPhone.
- Point the back camera towards the QR code you want to scan on your device.
- Hold the camera until the QR code appears on the iPhone screen.
- The camera should automatically recognize the QR code.
- You will then receive a notification asking if you want to open a website or perform an action.
- Click the notification and you will be taken to the website on your device.
The image below is from Apple’s website and you can use this to try out the QR code scanning feature on your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch when you scan it, this will take you directly to the Apple website.
This is a really useful feature for the iPhone and it will also work in exactly the same way on the iPad and iPod Touch. If you want to use it on those devices, just follow the instructions above in exactly the same way. You can use the image above with the QR code to test if the feature works on your device.
We hope you found this guide useful and if you have any questions about how to use the QR code feature on your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch, please leave a comment below and let us know. You can learn more details about using this feature on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch at the Apple website.
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