Scan a QR code with your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch

Find out how to use the built-in camera on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch to scan a Quick Response (QR) code to get links to websites, apps, tickets and more.

QR codes give you quick access to websites without having to type or remember a web address. You can use the Camera app to scan a QR code.

iPhone screen showing how to scan a QR code 

How to scan a QR code with the Camera app

  1. Open the Camera app from the Home Screen, Control Centre or Lock Screen.
  2. Select the rear-facing camera. Hold your device so that the QR code appears in the viewfinder in the Camera app. Your device will recognise the QR code and display a notification.
  3. Tap the notification to open the link associated with the QR code.

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