Phone name: Pixel 4aNowadays QR Codes are being used in many places for displaying product-related information or for going to a website link. Let’s learn how to scan QR codes using your Google Pixel 4a Device running various android versions such as Android 9, Android 10, 11, 12 and Android 13.
How to scan QR codes on Google Pixel 4a using the built-in camera appScanning a QR code on your Google Pixel 4a using the built-in camera app is simple and easy. Here’s how to do it:
- Open the default camera application on your Google Pixel 4a.
- Point the Google camera at the QR code you want to scan.
- Hold the camera steady until it recognizes the QR code.
- Tap the notification that appears on your screen to open the link or complete the action associated with the QR code.
Scan QR Code using Notification Toggle on Google Pixel 4a
- Open your Notification panel on your Pixel 4a.
- Now find the Scan QR Code toggle if it’s already present on the Quick Toggle window.
- If the toggle is not present, then click on the edit toggle option and find and add the Scan QR Code option and click on the Done button.
- Now click on the QR code scanner toggle like in the screenshot below for scanning the QR code using your camera.
How to scan QR codes using third-party apps on Google Pixel 4aIn addition to using the built-in camera app, there are many third-party applications that are available in Google Play Store for scanning QR codes on your Google Pixel 4a. Go to this QR Scanner Play Store page to choose the app you like. Here are a few popular QR scanner apps.
- QR Code Reader: This app is simple and easy to use, and can quickly scan QR codes.
- Barcode Scanner: This Barcode scanner app not only scans QR codes but can also scan barcodes and other types of codes.
- QR & Barcode Scanner: This Scanner app can scan both QR codes and barcodes, and can also generate QR codes.
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