QR Droid saves in your device all codes you’ve scanned or created, so you can use them later without compromising your privacy. In this post, I’ll explain how to export your History and then open it with Excel or other PC program.
First, open History from tab “More…“
Here, I will show you how to create and the best way to read QR Codes pointing to a YouTube Video.
Create a Video QR Code
- Make sure you have QR Droid 4 installed in your Android device. Learn more about this free app and how to get it, here: http://qrdroid.com/blog/4.html
- Open your YouTube app and search for the video you want your QR Code to contain. After you find it, touch “More” >”Share“
In this post, I’ll explain how to get your very own professional-looking QR code with your company’s color and logo, with a label and sized as you choose. You can do all this right in your Android, as long as you have free app QR Droid.
Here, you can see an example of a QR code you can get:
QR Droid can convert information to a code, which can be scanned by your smart phone camera. This information can be your biz. card, a contact, a link, a simple note and much more.
One feature that has been commonly asked to add to QR Droid was the ability to encode a complete image as a QR Code. Unfortunately, QR Codes can’t hold much more than 1 kB. This means that an image (which usually uses more than 1.000 kB) can’t be encoded.
However, we have implemented a nice workaround and this feature has been added to QR Droid 4.
Here, I’ll explain how to use it:
Here, I will show you a really easy and nice way to share any Geo-location with your Android, using a QR Code.
- First, you will need QR Droid in your Android. To read more about it and get it free, click here:
- Open QR Droid, select tab “Share” and touch option “Geolocation“
If you use QR Droid in your Android device, you know it allows you to create QR Codes from almost anything!
Also, if you want to share a Webpage encoded as a QR Code, you can shorten it first, so your QR Code has less information and, therefore, is compatible with more readers.
But now, starting from QR Droid 4.0, you can take more benefits from short URL: Stats!
QR Droid 4 Beta has a lot of great features to process QR Codes. Here, we’ll see two of them: Auto-decode and preview
Auto-decode QR Code from its link
When you are browsing in your Android and find a link to a QR Code, just touch that link (from Android Browser, Twitter or Facebook clients or other apps with hyper-links) and you will get this prompt:
QR Droid has introduced a new concept: Encrypted QR Codes
This guide will explain how to create a QR Code which can be read only by people you authorize:
- If you don’t have QR Droid yet, get it now for free from Android Market. Just click or scan this QR Code:
- Open QR Droid and select tab “Share“
Now, you can create your own QR Codes directly from your computer. That way, you can send content optically to your Android: Just create a QR Code in your computer and scan it with your Android.
To generate a QR Code, just do this:
- In your computer, open your favorite browser and go to:
- Now, choose which kind of QR Code you want to create:
- URL: A Web address, starting with http:// or https://
- Text: Any plain text
- Phone #: A phone number to initiate a call
- SMS: A phone number and a message to be sent
- E-mail: Initiates an e-mail message, with optional subject and body
- Contact: A full contact, including name, phone, e-mail an more
- Calendar Event: A detailed calendar event. When scanned, a new event will be added to your device
- Geo Location: Given a latitude and longitude, or a Google Map link, creates a QR Code pointing there
- Android App: Given an app package (Ex: la.droid.qr for QR Droid), creates a QR Codes that open its details in Android Market
- For example, select “Android app“, enter package la.droid.qr. Then click Color and choose any dark color you want
- Finally, press button “Generate”. Your QR Code will be shown at bottom
- A short URL to your QR Code will be shown. In this case http://qr.ai/qckk. You can just copy it and paste in Facebook, Twitter, in your e-mail or whenever you’d like. Note this short URL won’t redirect to any location; it’s a real, final URL address.
- To save created QR Code, just right-click image and select “Save image…”
- To show this QR Code in you Web page, just copy generated HTML code and paste it anywhere HTML code is accepted
- To send that information to your Android, just open app QR Droid and scan created QR Code, or just long-click your device’s Search button. For example, QR Code created in this example will point to Android Market > QR Droid
This is a step-by-step guide that shows you how to create custom QR Codes like this one:
- Now, just press this icon: . First time you do it, you will be prompted to browse your SD card or Gallery to choose an image you want to use as a Logo. After that, you will have these options:
- Three last Logos used. If you press one of those, it will be used immediately.
- If you are currently using a Logo, you will be able to remove it.
- If you want to use an image which is not in the list, just press “Browse…” to find it
- After you choose an image, either directly from the list, or after exploring your Gallery, it will be superposed to your generated QR Code. QR Droid will automatically determine maximum size for your Logo, so it can be seen, but does not avoid readers to understand your QR Code.
- Finally, you will be able to share your QR Code, save it, or copy it QR Code. Important: When sharing or copy its URL, you will have two options: QrDroid.com and Google API. Google API is not compatible with either color QR Codes and logos, so please make sure to choose QrDroid.com when creating custom QR Codes.
If you still don’t have best QR Code app available for Android, get it for free here: