QR Codes are small square black and white matrix barcodes that contain a website address, app, password or images.

When scanned with your phone, the QR Code will take you directly to a meeting registration form for this meeting.

Here is how to scan a QR code on iPhone, Android and Google devices:

How to scan QR codes on iPhone

All you need to do to scan a QR code with iPhone is launch the camera.

You don't need a separate QR code reader app (even though iphone does provide one.)

1. Open the native camera app on your iPhone:

The fastest way to get to your camera: Swipe from right to left on your lock screen

You can also opt to use iPhone's native QR Code reader app if you prefer.

2. Line up the QR code inside the camera's viewfinder [ ]

3. A pop up will appear. Tap the pop-up to go to the registration page.

How to scan QR codes on Android phones (Samsung)

If you have an Android phone, you can use Google Lens through the native camera app on many Android phones.

1. Open the camera app on your phone:

On the newer Samsung models, such as the Samsung Galaxy S10 and S10 Plus, the Galaxy S9, the Galaxy S8, and the Note8, double tap the power button (which is on the side of the phone).

On older Samsung models, such as the Samsung Galaxy S7, the Galaxy S6, and the Note5, double tap the Home key on the front of the smartphone.

2. Line up the QR code inside the camera's viewfinder [ ]

3. A pop up will appear, taking you to the registration link detected in the code. Here you can register for the meeting.

Google Pixel phones (and some Android One phones)

1. Open the camera app on your phone:

Double tap the power/lock button on the side of your phone. No matter where you are on your Pixel, the camera will immediately open.

2. Tap and hold anywhere in the viewfinder [ ] of the native camera app. You will then be able to use Google Lens to scan the QR Code.

3. A pop up will appear, taking you to the registration link detected in the code. You can register for the meeting.

Feel free to print this page to provide instructions at your meeting's sign-in table.


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