Learn how to use the built-in camera on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch to scan a Quick Response (QR) code.
QR codes give you quick access to websites without having to type or remember a web address. You can use the Camera app on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch to scan a QR code.
How to scan a QR code
- Open the Camera app from the Home screen, Control Center, or Lock screen.
- Select the rear facing camera. Hold your device so that the QR code appears in the viewfinder in the Camera app. Your device recognises the QR code and shows a notification.
- Tap the notification to open the link associated with the QR code.