Scan - QR Code and Barcode Reader

Scan - QR Code and Barcode Reader
6055 reviews
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Scan, Inc.

Download size

1 MB

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Works with

  • Windows Phone 8.1
  • Windows Phone 8
  • Windows Phone 7.5

App requires

  • phone identity
  • owner identity
  • video and still capture
  • location services
  • data services
  • phone dialer
  • movement and directional sensor
  • camera
  • HD720P (720x1280)
  • WVGA (480x800)
  • WXGA (768x1280)
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Scan is the fastest and most user-friendly QR reader and barcode scanner available. Here is what our reviewers are saying:

"Quick and very reliable. I'd give it six stars if it were possible."
"No ads, beautiful design, and even caught blurry QR codes I didn't expect it to scan"
"I've saved over $80 by scanning products in the store and finding them cheaper online"


To scan a QR code or barcode simply open the app, point the camera at the code, and you're done! There is no need to take a photo or press a button. Scan will automatically recognize any code your camera is pointing at.


Scan recognizes all of the popular barcode types (UPC, EAN, and ISBN) and shows you pricing, reviews, and more about any products you scan. Barcode scanning requires a newer phone in order to work reliably. Cameras on older devices do not provide the resolution or focus required for barcode scanning.


• View a history list and map of all of your past scans
• Sync your scan history across the web and all of your devices


Our goal is to make our app the best scanning app in the store. We can't do this without you. We are dedicated to your satisfaction and need to hear feedback from you. If you have an issue with Scan, please do not write a review of the app saying "it didn't work." This does not help us make things better for you. Instead, please contact us at or on Twitter @scan and we'll do our best to help.


In order to use Scan, your device must have a built-in camera. When scanning codes that redirect to online content, such as websites, you will need Internet connectivity.


Want to make your own QR codes for others to scan? Visit our site at to create and manage your own QR codes for free.
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  • by D. 6/26/2015
    Absolutely terrible. I gave it a chance but it was wrong on every scan, and couldn't find others.
  • by Jonathan 6/25/2015
    Works as advertised
  • by GREG 6/22/2015
    I just downloaded and paid for this app and tried it on a pack of cigarettes and came up with a video game. Three separate times. What's up with that?
  • by Tom 6/21/2015
    Works very well on Lumia 830
  • by Rhon 6/19/2015
    very useful app, thanks for sharing
  • by Delfin 6/15/2015
    Works as it should. Great app.
  • by Joe 6/11/2015
    Very fast with no need to remain still as a statue. Kudos
  • by Francis 6/11/2015
    Survey sucks, but the scanning is quick.
  • by James 6/9/2015
    Love it
  • by Nathan 6/8/2015
    Extremely sensitive, I often have to make multiple attempts (6 or 7) before it finds the code, while Bing Vision usually finds it right away. I think most people would be too frustrated to actually finish, and requiring this many attempts takes the Quick out of Quick Response.