google photos app to scan qr code from image on android phone

How to scan QR code from image on Android mobile?

If you want to scan QR code using your phone, try the default camera app. iPhone and many Android phones come with integrated QR code scanning functionality so you don’t have to use third-party QR code scanners. But what if the QR code is on the screen of the same phone? You can’t point your camera towards the screen on the same phone. Today, we will show you how to scan the QR code from screenshots, photos, images on the mobile phone using Google Photos app which is pre-installed on many Android powered smart phones. If you can’t find it on your phone, you can always download it from Google Play store. Here’s how you can scan QR code from photos, images on Android mobile.

Just open the photo with the QR code you need to scan on it in Google Photos, you can see a Google Lens option below.

google photos app to scan qr code from image on android phone

Click on the Google Lens (scanner icon) to start scanning, Google Lens will do the rest and provide you the information contained in the QR code.

scan qr code using google lens on android phone
scan qr code using google lens on android phone

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