scanning QR code with phone

Scan QR Code with Windows Phone

Q: How can I scan QR codes with my Windows phone?

A: Windows Phone includes a QR scanner as part of the camera application; however, you need to switch to the Bing Vision lens to use it. Click the three dots at the bottom of the screen in the Camera application, select lenses, then select Bing Vision, as the following image shows.

After the Bing Vision lens is enabled, you can point the phone at a QR code and the phone will find the code and give you the option to click the actual website and open a browser, as in the following image.

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