ScanLife QR and Barcode Reader Android App Review

| April 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

QR Codes and barcodes are virtually everywhere. So it is only logical to have a tool in your Android phone that is capable of reading both. After all, you never know when you might need one. ScanLife QR and Barcode Reader for Android is one such all-in-one utility that’ll come handy when you’re out shopping. You can get ScanLife QR and Barcode Reader App for free from Google Play Store.


ScanLife QR and Barcode Reader for Android works like any QR code/barcode scanner that you might have come across. To scan a code, simply fire up the app and click on its ‘scan’ window. This opens the app’s scanner and now you got to place the code that you wish to scan inside the box. Make sure that no part of the QR code or barcode lies outside the box. If the app fails to recognize any code, it’ll automatically exit the scanner and returns to the home menu. On the other hand, if it recognizes the code, it’ll open it and you can share the content of the scanned code via Facebook or Twitter. If you’re in the US, you can use the app to scan and search for local store prices of any product. You can also learn more about the nutritional facts of a given product.

ScanLife QR and Barcode Reader Android App

ScanLife QR and Barcode Reader Android app have a nice, responsive and stable interface. You can change the scanner target theme from laser to film, disco purple etc. Further, all your previously scanned codes will be saved in scan history so that you can refer back to it anytime as you wish. Another notable utility of ScanLife QR and Barcode Reader is that it let you create a personalized QR business card containing your personal info and contact details. On the flip side, ScanLife QR and Barcode Reader do not support bulk scanning. Also, you can’t scan multiple QR codes at the same time. You also can’t read the QR codes that you’d already saved in your phone. ScanLife QR and Barcode Reader is compatible with Android OS versions 2.2 or higher.


Apart from the ability to make personalized QR cards, ScanLife QR and Barcode Reader for Android does not provide anything radically different from most other QR/barcode scanner apps. On the performance front, there isn’t anything to complain about. The app is perfectly stable and responsive. Sharing options come handy. But it is a bit of a downer that you can’t scan QR codes saved in the gallery using the app. To sum it up, if your primary purpose is to scan QR codes and barcodes, this app will perfectly fit the bill.

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