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How To Scan NFC Tags and QR Codes

How To Scan NFC Tags and QR Codes

The process of scanning an NFC tag or QR code is actually pretty straightforward. However, it will vary slightly depending on the phone you use. We’ve put together a brief overview of the processes for both iPhone and Android devices below. 


iPhone XR, XS or newer - NFC Tag

  1. Locate the NFC tag on the object you are scanning.
  2. Tap the top of your iPhone to the NFC tag on the object.
  3. Upon tag read a notification will appear at the top of your screen. Tap it to launch. 

 

iPhone 7 through iPhone X - NFC Tag

  1. Download the Decode NFC App 
  2. Launch the app and select NFC.
  3. Locate the NFC tag on the object you are scanning.
  4. Tap the top of your iPhone to the NFC tag on the object.

 

Android Phone - NFC tag

  1. Locate the NFC tag on the object you are scanning.
  2. Touch the back of your device to the NFC tag on the object
  3. Your device should automatically launch after reading the NFC tag.

 

iPhone and Android - QR Code

  1. Open the camera app
  2. Place the QR code you want to read within view of the camera
  3. If your device presents a popup or banner with the link tap it to launch.

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