How to Scan QR Code on Chromebook

Your Chromebook’s camera can scan QR codes. That too, without any apps or extensions. Here is how to scan QR codes on Chromebooks.

Scan QR Code on Chromebook – Using Camera

Open your Chromebook’s camera app.

The Chromebook camera app in the menu

Tap the QR code icon at the top-right corner.

QR Code icon on the Chromebook Camera app

Show the QR code in front of the camera. You will see the link from the QR code on the screen.

QR Code on Chromebook Camera

Click the link or copy the content.

That is how you use your Chromebook camera to scan QR codes. No extensions or apps are needed.

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4 responses

  1. Apparently emojis aren’t recognized, haha. Super useful feature to have especially on Chrome OS tablets that you carry around on the go.

  2. still doesnt help people without phones, “yeah just scan it off your phone that is nonexistent”

    1. Exactly, I don’t even have a phone!

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